Pioneer Elementary School

  • Pioneer Elementary School serves 562 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 49% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 46% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Pioneer Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 69% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Pioneer Elementary School's student population of 562 students has declined by 21% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 39 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students562 students
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Total Classroom Teachers39 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Pioneer Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 3,679 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Pioneer Elementary School is 0.78, which is more 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 (16-17)#881 out of 3679 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
32%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Pioneer 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)
46%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Pioneer 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 Ratio14:115:1
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Asian
16%
5%
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Hispanic
24%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Pioneer Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
21%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Pioneer Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
31%
48%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Pioneer Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Two or more races
8%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Pioneer Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.780.68
This chart display the diversity score of Pioneer Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
35%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Pioneer Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
2%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pioneer Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameValley View CUSD 365u School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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