Suder Montessori Elementary Magnet School
Suder Montessori Elementary Magnet School serves 414 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Suder Montessori Elementary Magnet 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15-19% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 33%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic and Black).
Suder Montessori Elementary Magnet School's student population of 414 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Suder Montessori Elementary Magnet School is ranked within the bottom 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 Suder Montessori Elementary Magnet 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 Data
State Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#2617 out of 3655 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education
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This is a wonderful school! Suder's atmosphere is serene, organized and follows the Montessori teaching model down to every detail. Suder's teachers are amazing teachers, well educated, serious and focused on the job of educating their young charges. (The art teacher has a Ph.D.). The student body is ethnically and culturally diverse. Students are ready to work and love their school. I would work at this school in a New York minute as teacher. If I were a parent, I would be thrilled to send my children here.
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