Poplar Grove Elementary School

  • Poplar Grove Elementary School serves 275 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (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 35-39% (which is approximately equal to the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Poplar Grove Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52%.

Top Placements

Poplar Grove Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

  • Poplar Grove Elementary School's student population of 275 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has grown by 19% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-4
Total Students275 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Poplar Grove Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% 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 11:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Poplar Grove Elementary School is 0.43, 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 (16-17)#1132 out of 3679 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:115:1
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Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
20%
26%
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Black
n/a
17%
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White
73%
48%
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Two or more races
7%
3%
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Diversity Score0.430.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
14%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNorth Boone CUSD 200 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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