River Trail School

  • River Trail School serves 483 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 27% (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.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 68% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 51%.

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School Overview

  • River Trail School's student population of 483 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 32 teachers has grown by 23% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students483 students
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Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

  • River Trail School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of River Trail School is 0.70, which is more 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#1436 out of 3,544 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
32%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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Asian
6%
5%
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Hispanic
43%
26%
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Black
12%
17%
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White
32%
49%
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Two or more races
7%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in River Trail School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.700.32
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Eligible for Free Lunch
22%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in River Trail 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.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGurnee SD 56 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Gurnee Viking School Magnet School
    Grades: 6-8 | 530 students
    0.3 miles
    4460 Old Grand Ave
    Gurnee, IL 60031
    (847)336-2108
    0.3 6-8 530
  • Wadsworth Prairie Trail School Magnet School
    Grades: 3-5 | 557 students
    0.6 miles
    13600 W Wadsworth Rd
    Wadsworth, IL 60083
    (847)623-4333
    0.6 3-5 557
  • Gurnee Spaulding Elementary School Magnet School
    Grades: PK-2 | 484 students
    1.8 miles
    2000 Belle Plaine Av
    Gurnee, IL 60031
    (847)662-3701
    1.8 PK-2 484
  • Gurnee Woodland Intermediate School Magnet School
    Grades: 4-5 | 1254 students
    2.3 miles
    1115 N Hunt Club Rd
    Gurnee, IL 60031
    (847)596-5900
    2.3 4-5 1254
  • Waukegan Glenwood Elementary School Magnet School
    Grades: K-5 | 745 students
    2.8 miles
    2500 Northmoor Ave
    Waukegan, IL 60085
    (224)303-2010
    2.8 K-5 745

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