South Elementary School

601 Golf Rd
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 30%
Serving 366 students in grades Kindergarten-5, South Elementary School ranks in the top 30% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 28%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 32%).
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 53% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 366 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 20%
  • : Top 30% in IL
  • : 35-39% (Top 30%)
  • : 35-39% (Top 30%)
  • 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 366 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
366 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
37 teachers
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School Rankings

South Elementary School ranks within the top 30% of all 3,663 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of South Elementary School is 0.34, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (IL)
#861 out of 3663 schools
(Top 30%)
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35-39%
28%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of South 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 2020-21 school year data.
35-39%
32%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
14:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
14%
27%
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Black
1%
17%
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White
80%
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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0.34
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Eligible for Free Lunch
23%
43%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
86%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in South Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: 2021-2022 (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 is ranked #861 out of 3,663 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in Illinois.
What schools are South Elementary School often compared to?
South Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Glacier Ridge Elementary School, Husmann Elementary School by visitors of our site.
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?
366 students attend South Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
80% of South Elementary School students are White, 14% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of South Elementary School?
South Elementary School has a student ration of 10:1, which is lower than the Illinois state average of 14:1.
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 CCSD 47 School District.

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 (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 366 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 20%
  • : Top 30%
  • : 35-39% (Top 30%)
  • : 35-39% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

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