Thomas Elementary School

  • Thomas Elementary School serves 328 students in grades 2-3.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 10-14% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Thomas Elementary 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Illinois state level of 15:1.

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School Overview

  • Thomas Elementary School's student population of 328 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 22 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 2-3
Total Students328 students
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Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Thomas Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,672 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Thomas 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#2755 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)10-14%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
3%
5%
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Hispanic
11%
26%
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Black
44%
17%
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White
30%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
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Two or more races
12%
3%
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Diversity Score0.630.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
40%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
3%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCarbondale ESD 95 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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