Okaw Valley Elementary School
Okaw Valley Elementary School serves 191 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
Okaw Valley Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤10% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 33%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 11-19% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).
Okaw Valley Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:
Okaw Valley Elementary School's student population of 191 students has grown by 14% over five school years.
The teacher population of 16 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Okaw Valley Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,655 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Okaw Valley Elementary School is 0.08, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
State Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#3233 out of 3655 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education
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