Oliver Parks 6th Grade School

  • Oliver Parks 6th Grade School serves 244 students in grades 6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 4% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 3% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 51%.

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School Overview

  • Oliver Parks 6th Grade School's student population of 244 students has grown by 14% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 15 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 6
Total Students244 students
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Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Oliver Parks 6th Grade School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Oliver Parks 6th Grade School is 0.10, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.32. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank#3540 out of 3,544 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
4%
32%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
3%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
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Hispanic
n/a
26%
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Black
95%
17%
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White
4%
49%
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Two or more races
1%
3%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Oliver Parks 6th Grade School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.100.32
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Eligible for Free Lunch
92%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Oliver Parks 6th Grade School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCahokia CUSD 187 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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