Silas Willard Elementary School

  • Silas Willard Elementary School serves 444 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 28% (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 37% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 51%.

School Overview

  • Silas Willard Elementary School's student population of 444 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2003)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students444 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Silas Willard Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Silas Willard Elementary School is 0.53, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.32. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank#1311 out of 3,544 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
32%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
11%
26%
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Black
10%
17%
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White
66%
49%
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Two or more races
13%
3%
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Diversity Score0.530.32
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Eligible for Free Lunch
51%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Silas Willard Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGalesburg CUSD 205 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • Galesburg Bright Futures Pre-k Prog Magnet School
    Grades: PK | 225 students
    0.6 miles
    932 Harrison St
    Galesburg, IL 61401
    (309)973-2031
    0.6 PK 225
  • Galesburg Churchill Junior High School Magnet School
    Grades: 6-8 | 513 students
    0.9 miles
    905 Maple Ave
    Galesburg, IL 61401
    (309)973-2002
    0.9 6-8 513
  • Galesburg Raes East Alternative Ed Alternative School
    Magnet School
    Grades: 9-12 | 21 students
    1.0 miles
    325 E Main St
    Galesburg, IL 61401
    (309)345-0101
    1.0 9-12 21
  • Galesburg Nielson Elementary School Magnet School
    Grades: K-5 | 399 students
    1.1 miles
    547 N Farnham St
    Galesburg, IL 61401
    (309)973-2014
    1.1 K-5 399
  • Galesburg Raes Night School Alternative School
    Magnet School
    Grades: 12
    1.2 miles
    121 S Prairie St.
    Galesburg, IL 61401
    (309)345-3828
    1.2 12 n/a

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