Scales Mound Elementary School

  • Scales Mound Elementary School serves 128 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 40-49% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 31%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 40-49% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 36%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Scales Mound Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 51%.
  • Scales Mound Elementary School operates within the Scales Mound Cusd 211 School District.

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School Overview

  • Scales Mound Elementary School's student population of 128 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 11 teachers has declined by 26% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students128 students
Scales Mound Elementary School Total Students (1989-2016)
Gender %Scales Mound Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers11 teachers
Scales Mound Elementary School Total Teachers (1989-2016)
Students by GradeScales Mound Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Scales Mound Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% 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 12:1 has increased from 9:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Scales Mound Elementary School is 0.10, which is less 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)40-49%
31%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-49%
36%
Student : Teacher Ratio12:116:1
Scales Mound Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2016)
Hispanic
n/a
26%
Scales Mound Elementary School Black Students (2000-2008)
Black
n/a
17%
Scales Mound Elementary School Black Students (1990-2002)
White
95%
49%
Scales Mound Elementary School White Students (1989-2016)
Two or more races
5%
3%
Scales Mound Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsScales Mound Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownIL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.100.31
Scales Mound Elementary School Diversity Score (2002-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
10%
47%
Scales Mound Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2002-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
3%
Scales Mound Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2016)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Scales Mound Elementary School is Scales Mound Cusd 211 School District, which is ranked within the top 20% of all 851 school districts in Illinois (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Scales Mound Cusd 211 School District's student population of 232 students has decreased by 9% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $19,798 is higher than the state average of $13,105. The district revenue/student has declined by 22% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $14,996 is higher than the state average of $13,417. The district spending/student has declined by 21% over four school years.
    School District NameScales Mound Cusd 211 School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    3
    3
    Number of Students Managed232803
    Scales Mound Cusd 211 School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
    31%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
    36%
    District Total Revenue$5 MM$11 MM
    District Spending$4 MM$11 MM
    District Revenue / Student$19,798$13,105
    District Spending / Student$14,996$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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