Potomac Elementary School

  • Potomac Elementary School serves 153 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • 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 50-54% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 51%.

School Overview

  • Potomac Elementary School's student population of 153 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 13 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students153 students
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Total Classroom Teachers13 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Potomac Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has increased from 11:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Potomac Elementary School is 0.20, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.32. 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#804 out of 3,544 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
32%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Potomac 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)50-54%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Potomac 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 Ratio12:116:1
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Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
1%
26%
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Black
1%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Potomac Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
89%
49%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Potomac Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
9%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Potomac Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.200.32
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Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Potomac Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePotomac CUSD 10 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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