Rockdale Elementary School

  • Rockdale Elementary School serves 285 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 15-19% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 31%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 36%) for the 2015-2016 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 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 66% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 51%.
  • Rockdale Elementary School operates within the Rockdale 84 School District.

School Overview

  • Rockdale Elementary School's student population of 285 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 20 teachers has declined by 33% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students285 students
Rockdale Elementary School Total Students (1989-2016)
Gender %Rockdale Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
Rockdale Elementary School Total Teachers (1988-2016)
Students by GradeRockdale Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Rockdale Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3544 schools in Illinois (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 9:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Rockdale Elementary School is 0.56, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)15-19%
31%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
36%
Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
Rockdale Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2016)
Asian
n/a
5%
Rockdale Elementary School Asian Students (1988-2012)
Hispanic
57%
26%
Rockdale Elementary School Black Students (1989-2016)
Black
4%
17%
Rockdale Elementary School Black Students (1988-2016)
White
34%
49%
Rockdale Elementary School White Students (1989-2016)
Two or more races
5%
3%
Rockdale Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsRockdale Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownIL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.560.31
Rockdale Elementary School Diversity Score (1989-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
70%
47%
Rockdale Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2002-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
3%
Rockdale Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2012)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Rockdale Elementary School is Rockdale 84 School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 851 school districts in Illinois (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Rockdale 84 School District's student population of 285 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $9,558 in this district is less than the state average of $13,105. The district revenue/student has declined by 27% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $12,216 is less than the state average of $13,417. The district spending/student has declined by 6% over four school years.
    School District NameRockdale 84 School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    1
    3
    Number of Students Managed285803
    Rockdale 84 School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)15-19%
    31%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
    36%
    District Total Revenue$3 MM$11 MM
    District Spending$4 MM$11 MM
    District Revenue / Student$9,558$13,105
    District Spending / Student$12,216$13,417
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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