601 Golf Rd
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
South Elementary School serves 362 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
South 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 28%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2020-21 school year.
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 53% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 362 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 17%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in IL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

South Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

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School Overview

South Elementary School's student population of 362 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
362 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
34 teachers
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School Rankings

South Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 3,655 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of South Elementary School is 0.30, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#640 out of 3655 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
35-39%
28%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
35-39%
32%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
n/a
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
11%
27%
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Black
1%
17%
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White
83%
47%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.30
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Eligible for Free Lunch
23%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
87%
4%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is South Elementary School's ranking?

South Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for: Highest overall rank (Top 20%), Highest math proficiency (Top 20%) and Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

35-39% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 28% IL state average), while 35-39% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 32% IL state average).

How many students attend South Elementary School?

362 students attend South Elementary School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

83% of South Elementary School students are White, 11% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.

What grades does South Elementary School offer ?

South Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5

What school district is South Elementary School part of?

South Elementary School is part of Crystal Lake Community Consolidated School District 47.

School Reviews

5   11/10/2020
I love going to this school. I love all the teachers here. They are always so kind and caring. They care about all of their students. At this school, there are absolutely NO bullies... Thanks to all the amazing teachers. Thank you for all of your hard work to keep this school Safe, Respectful, and Responsible.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - Allie

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 362 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 17%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

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