South Primary School

  • South Primary School serves 514 students in grades Prekindergarten-2.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 10-14% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 31%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 36%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • South Primary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 51%.

School Overview

  • South Primary School's student population of 514 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 32 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-2
Total Students514 students
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Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

  • South Primary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,544 schools in Illinois (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of South Primary School is 0.24, 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#2792 out of 3,544 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)10-14%
31%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
36%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
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Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
3%
26%
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Black
4%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in South Primary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
87%
49%
This chart display the percentage of White students in South Primary School and the percentage of White public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
6%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in South Primary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.240.67
This chart display the diversity score of South Primary School and the public school average diversity score of Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
59%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in South Primary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in South Primary 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 NameRoxana CUSD 1 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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