Sandburg Elementary School

  • Sandburg Elementary School serves 145 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 10-14% (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 25-29% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Sandburg 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.

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School Overview

  • Sandburg Elementary School's student population of 145 students has grown by 22% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 9 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students145 students
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Total Classroom Teachers9 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Sandburg 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 16:1 has increased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Sandburg Elementary School is 0.20, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#2725 out of 3679 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)10-14%
32%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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Hispanic
10%
26%
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Black
89%
17%
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White
n/a
48%
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Two or more races
1%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Sandburg Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.200.67
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Eligible for Free Lunch
91%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHarvey 152 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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