Seymour Elementary School

  • Seymour Elementary School serves 311 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • 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.
  • Seymour 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 6% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

  • Seymour Elementary School's student population of 311 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 21 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students311 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Seymour Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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Students by Grade This chart display the students of Seymour Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Seymour 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 Seymour Elementary School is 0.12, 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%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Seymour Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
1%
5%
Hispanic
n/a
26%
Black
1%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Seymour Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2005-06 school year data.
White
94%
48%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Seymour Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Seymour Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Seymour Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.120.68
This chart display the diversity score of Seymour Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
41%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Seymour Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
2%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Seymour Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePayson CUSD 1 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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