Ruth M Schneider Elementary School

  • Ruth M Schneider Elementary School serves 243 students in grades Prekindergarten-3.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-59% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-59% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Ruth M Schneider Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52%.

Top Placements

Ruth M Schneider Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

  • Ruth M Schneider Elementary School's student population of 243 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2004)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-3
Total Students243 students
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Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Ruth M Schneider Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% 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 14:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Ruth M Schneider Elementary School is 0.13, 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 School Rank (16-17)#492 out of 3679 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)50-59%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-59%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
2%
26%
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Black
1%
17%
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White
93%
48%
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Two or more races
4%
3%
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Diversity Score0.130.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
39%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBlue Ridge CUSD 18 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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