Otter Creek Elementary School

  • Otter Creek Elementary School serves 698 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 20% (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 22% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 51%.

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School Overview

  • Otter Creek Elementary School's student population of 698 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 33 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students698 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Otter Creek Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Otter Creek Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has decreased from 22:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Otter Creek Elementary School is 0.59, which is more 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#1566 out of 3,544 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20%
32%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Otter Creek Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Otter Creek Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio21:116:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
6%
5%
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Hispanic
58%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Otter Creek Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
6%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Otter Creek Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
26%
49%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Otter Creek Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
3%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Otter Creek Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.590.32
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Eligible for Free Lunch
48%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Otter Creek Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Otter Creek Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSd U-46 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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