Parkside Primary School

  • Parkside Primary School serves 352 students in grades 2-3.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Parkside Primary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52%.

School Overview

  • Parkside Primary School's student population of 352 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 19 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 2-3
Total Students352 students
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Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Parkside Primary School is ranked within the top 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 school's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Parkside Primary School is 0.17, 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 School Rank#1437 out of 3672 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
1%
26%
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Black
3%
17%
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White
91%
48%
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Two or more races
5%
3%
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Diversity Score0.170.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
50%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBethalto CUSD 8 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Parkside Primary School is Cm West (0.3 miles away)
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