South Elementary School (Closed 2014)

South Elementary School served 283 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 55-59% (which was approximately equal to the Illinois state average of 58%) for the 2012-13 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 55-59% (which was approximately equal to the Illinois state average of 58%) for the 2012-13 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 was higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment was 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which was lower than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students283 students
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Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
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Students by Grade This chart display the students of South Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2013-2014 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(12-13)
55-59%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(12-13)
55-59%
58%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of South Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Illinois by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio20:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
3%
26%
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Black
1%
17%
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White
93%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This 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 Score
0.130.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
62%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
2%
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 2012-13 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTaylorville CUSD 3 School District
Source: 2013-2014 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to South Elementary School is Taylorville Senior High School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Taylorville Junior High School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Memorial Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Taylorville Memorial Elementary School Math: 32% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 3-4 | 334 students
    0.7 miles
    101 E Adams St
    Taylorville, IL 62568
    (217) 287-7929
    0.7 3-4 334
  • Taylorville North Elementary School
    Grades: PK-2 | 543 students
    1.3 miles
    805 N Cherokee St
    Taylorville, IL 62568
    (217) 824-3315
    1.3 PK-2 543
  • Taylorville Taylorville Junior High School Math: 29% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 5-8 | 772 students
    1.3 miles
    120 E Bidwell St
    Taylorville, IL 62568
    (217) 824-4924
    1.3 5-8 772
  • Taylorville Taylorville Senior High School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 761 students
    1.3 miles
    815 W Springfield Rd
    Taylorville, IL 62568
    (217) 824-2268
    1.3 9-12 761
  • Kincaid South Fork Elementary School Math: 30-39% | Reading: 30-39%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 162 students
    6.6 miles
    550 Prairie St
    Kincaid, IL 62540
    (217) 237-4331
    6.6 PK-5 162
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