R K Welsh Elementary School

2100 Huffman Blvd
Rockford, IL 61103
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
R K Welsh Elementary School serves 479 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
R K Welsh 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 percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 5% (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 8% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 73% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

R K Welsh Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

R K Welsh Elementary School's student population of 479 students has grown by 35% over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has grown by 33% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students479 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

R K Welsh 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 diversity score of R K Welsh Elementary School is 0.67, 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
#3526 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
5%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
8%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
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5%
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Hispanic
13%
26%
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Black
48%
17%
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White
27%
48%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
12%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.670.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
76%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
8%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRockford 205 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to R K Welsh Elementary School is Roosevelt Center (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is West Middle School (0.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Rockford West Middle School Math: 4% | Reading: 14%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 877 students
    0.5 miles
    1900 N Rockton Ave
    Rockford, IL 61103
    (815) 966-3200
    0.5 6-8 877
  • Rockford Roosevelt Center Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 438 students
    0.8 miles
    978 Haskell Ave
    Rockford, IL 61103
    (815) 966-3265
    0.8 9-12 438
  • Rockford Summerdale Early Childhood Center
    Grades: PK | 420 students
    1.0 miles
    3320 Glenwood Ave
    Rockford, IL 61101
    (815) 966-3750
    1 PK 420
  • Rockford Haskell Elementary School Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 278 students
    1.1 miles
    515 Maple St
    Rockford, IL 61103
    (815) 966-3355
    1.1 K-5 278
  • Rockford West View Elementary School Math: 6% | Reading: 9%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 499 students
    1.1 miles
    1720 Halsted Rd
    Rockford, IL 61103
    (815) 654-4945
    1.1 K-5 499

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