Stella May Swartz Elementary School

  • Stella May Swartz Elementary School serves 161 students in grades 2-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (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 50-54% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Stella May Swartz Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Illinois state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52%.

Top Placements

Stella May Swartz Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

  • Stella May Swartz Elementary School's student population of 161 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 11 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2014)
Grades OfferedGrades 2-4
Total Students161 students
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Total Classroom Teachers11 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Stella May Swartz Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 3,679 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Stella May Swartz Elementary School is 0.63, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#649 out of 3679 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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Asian
12%
5%
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Hispanic
20%
26%
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Black
9%
17%
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White
56%
48%
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Two or more races
3%
3%
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Diversity Score0.630.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSalt Creek 48 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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