River Grove Elementary School

  • River Grove Elementary School serves 701 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 22% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 38% (which is equal to the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • River Grove 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 top 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 51%.

School Overview

  • River Grove Elementary School's student population of 701 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 48 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students701 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of River Grove Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers48 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of River Grove Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • River Grove Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 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 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of River Grove Elementary School is 0.53, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.67. 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#1862 out of 3679 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
32%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of River Grove 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)
38%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of River Grove 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 Ratio15:116:1
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Asian
2%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in River Grove Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
50%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in River Grove Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
1%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in River Grove Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
47%
49%
This chart display the percentage of White students in River Grove 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
n/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in River Grove Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Illinois by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in River Grove Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.530.67
This chart display the diversity score of River Grove Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
50%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in River Grove Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in River Grove 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 NameRiver Grove SD 85-5 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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