Pleasant Valley Elementary School

  • Pleasant Valley Elementary School serves 228 students in grades Kindergarten-3.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-29% (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 11-19% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Pleasant Valley Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 69% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Pleasant Valley Elementary School's student population of 228 students has declined by 21% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 20 teachers has grown by 25% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-3
Total Students228 students
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Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Pleasant Valley Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 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 11:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Pleasant Valley Elementary School is 0.52, 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#2568 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)20-29%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)11-19%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
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5%
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Hispanic
1%
26%
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Black
62%
17%
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White
31%
48%
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Two or more races
6%
3%
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Diversity Score0.520.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
91%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePleasant Valley 62 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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