Rockdale Elementary School

715 Meadow Ave
Joliet, IL 60436
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rockdale Elementary School serves 275 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15-19% (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 30-34% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Rockdale 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 student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Rockdale Elementary School's student population of 275 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students275 students
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Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
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School Comparison

Rockdale 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 Rockdale Elementary School is 0.60, 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
#2262 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
52%
26%
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Black
9%
17%
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White
35%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.600.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
72%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
32%
27%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRockdale 84 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Rockdale Elementary School is Joliet West High School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Dirksen Junior High School (0.9 miles away)
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