South Elementary School

  • South Elementary School serves 404 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 44% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 46% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 51%.

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School Overview

  • South Elementary School's student population of 404 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 34 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2006)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students404 students
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Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
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School Comparison

  • South Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of South Elementary School is 0.36, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.67. 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#560 out of 3,544 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
32%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:116:1
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Asian
2%
5%
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Hispanic
14%
26%
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Black
n/a
17%
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White
79%
49%
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Two or more races
5%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in South Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.360.67
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Eligible for Free Lunch
21%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
78%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCrystal Lake CCSD 47 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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  • Crystal Lake Lundahl Middle School Magnet School
    Grades: 6-8 | 769 students
    0.2 miles
    560 Nash Rd
    Crystal Lake, IL 60014
    (815)459-5971
    0.2 6-8 769
  • Crystal Lake Coventry Elementary School Magnet School
    Grades: K-5 | 567 students
    1.1 miles
    820 Darlington Ln
    Crystal Lake, IL 60014
    (815)459-4231
    1.1 K-5 567
  • Crystal Lake Crystal Lake Central High School Magnet School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1545 students
    1.2 miles
    45 W Franklin Ave
    Crystal Lake, IL 60014
    (815)459-2505
    1.2 9-12 1545
  • Crystal Lake Husmann Elementary School Magnet School
    Grades: K-5 | 521 students
    1.2 miles
    131 W Paddock St
    Crystal Lake, IL 60014
    (815)459-7114
    1.2 K-5 521
  • Crystal Lake North Elementary School Magnet School
    Grades: K-5 | 663 students
    1.2 miles
    500 W Woodstock St
    Crystal Lake, IL 60014
    (815)459-0122
    1.2 K-5 663

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