820 Borden Ave
Sycamore, IL 60178
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
South Prairie Elementary School serves 268 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
South Prairie Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) 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 33%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

South Prairie Elementary School's student population of 268 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
268 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
20 teachers
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School Rankings

South Prairie Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% 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 Prairie Elementary School is 0.33, 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 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#1744 out of 3655 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
10%
26%
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Black
4%
17%
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White
81%
48%
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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
0.33
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Eligible for Free Lunch
24%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
2%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 268 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 19%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in IL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.33 (Btm 50%)

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