Oliver Parks 6th Grade School

Oliver Parks 6th Grade School serves 255 students in grades 6.
Oliver Parks 6th Grade 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤1% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 3% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

Oliver Parks 6th Grade School places among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

Oliver Parks 6th Grade School's student population of 255 students has grown by 19% over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has grown by 38% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6
Total Students255 students
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Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
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School Comparison

Oliver Parks 6th Grade School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,672 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Oliver Parks 6th Grade School is 0.21, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#3670 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤1%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
3%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
2%
26%
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Black
89%
17%
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White
5%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.210.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
93%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
24%
27%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCahokia CUSD 187 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Oliver Parks 6th Grade School is Cahokia High School (3.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is 7th Grade Academy (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lalumier Elementary School (1.1 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • East Saint Louis 7th Grade Academy Math: 5% | Reading: 6%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7 | 239 students
    1.1 miles
    1900 Mousette Ln
    East Saint Louis, IL 62206
    (618) 332-5901
    1.1 7 239
  • East Saint Louis 8th Grade Academy Math: 4% | Reading: 3%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 8 | 204 students
    1.1 miles
    1900 Mousette Ln
    East Saint Louis, IL 62206
    (618) 332-4705
    1.1 8 204
  • East Saint Louis Lalumier Elementary School Math: 11-19% | Reading: ≤10%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-3 | 242 students
    1.1 miles
    6702 Bond Ave
    East Saint Louis, IL 62207
    (618) 332-3713
    1.1 PK-3 242
  • East Saint Louis Estelle Sauget School Of Choice Math: 10-14% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 247 students
    2.3 miles
    1700 Jerome Ln
    East Saint Louis, IL 62206
    (618) 332-4741
    2.3 K-8 247
  • Belleville Ellis Elementary School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-3 | 382 students
    2.5 miles
    250 Illini Dr
    Belleville, IL 62223
    (618) 538-6114
    2.5 PK-3 382

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