Penniman Elementary School

  • Penniman Elementary School serves 354 students in grades 3-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 3% (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 15:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 51%.

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School Overview

  • Penniman Elementary School's student population of 354 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 23 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 3-5
Total Students354 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Penniman Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Penniman Elementary 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank#3533 out of 3,544 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
3%
32%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
3%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
2%
26%
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Black
91%
17%
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White
3%
49%
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Two or more races
4%
3%
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Diversity Score0.170.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
92%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
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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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    0.6 miles
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    0.8 miles
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  • East Saint Louis Huffman Elementary School Magnet School
    Grades: 3-5 | 311 students
    1.1 miles
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  • East Saint Louis Maplewood Elementary School Magnet School
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    1.1 miles
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