Pepper Ridge Elementary School

2602 Danbury Dr
Bloomington, IL 61705
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Pepper Ridge Elementary School serves 354 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (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 35-39% (which is approximately equal to the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Pepper Ridge Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Pepper Ridge Elementary School's student population of 354 students has declined by 14% over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students354 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

Pepper Ridge Elementary 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 diversity score of Pepper Ridge Elementary School is 0.46, 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
#1651 out of 3672 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
5%
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Hispanic
5%
26%
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Black
14%
17%
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White
72%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.460.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
39%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMclean County USD 5 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Pepper Ridge Elementary School is Ybmc Charter School (2.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Bloomington Junior High School (3.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Fox Creek Elementary School (1.4 miles away)
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