Southwest Elementary School

Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Southwest Elementary School serves 544 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
Southwest 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 30-34% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Rankings

Southwest Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

Southwest Elementary School's student population of 544 students has grown by 33% over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has grown by 21% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students544 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Rankings

Southwest 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 Southwest Elementary School is 0.68, which is equal to 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#1559 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)
30-34%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
1%
5%
Hispanic
10%
26%
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Black
28%
17%
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White
46%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
15%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.680.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
76%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
11%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDanville CCSD 118 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Southwest Elementary School is Salt Fork High School (3.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Middlefork School Rssp (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is South View Upper Elementary School (2.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Danville Middle Fork School Special Education School
    Grades: Inquire with school | 39 students
    0.4 miles
    15009 Catlin-tilton
    Danville, IL 61834
    (217) 443-8273
    0.4 Inquire with school 39
  • Danville Middlefork School Rssp Alternative School
    Grades: 8 | 20 students
    0.4 miles
    15009 Catlin Tilton
    Danville, IL 61834
    (217) 443-8273
    0.4 8 20
  • Danville South View Upper Elementary School Math: 9% | Reading: 13%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 5-6 | 755 students
    2.1 miles
    133 E 9th St
    Danville, IL 61832
    (217) 444-1800
    2.1 5-6 755
  • Catlin Salt Fork North Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 272 students
    2.7 miles
    216 N Webster St
    Catlin, IL 61817
    (217) 427-5421
    2.7 PK-5 272
  • Catlin Salt Fork High School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 268 students
    3.0 miles
    701 W Vermilion St
    Catlin, IL 61817
    (217) 427-5331
    3 9-12 268

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