Isu Campus Box 7000
Normal, IL 61790
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Thomas Metcalf School serves 427 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Thomas Metcalf School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65-69% (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 70-74% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Thomas Metcalf School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

Thomas Metcalf School's student population of 427 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 41 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students
427 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
41 teachers
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School Rankings

Thomas Metcalf School is ranked within the top 5% 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 Thomas Metcalf School is 0.41, 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
This School
State Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#103 out of 3655 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
15:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
4%
5%
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Hispanic
8%
26%
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Black
5%
17%
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White
76%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
6%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
6%
27%
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 427 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 24%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5% in IL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 70-74% (Top 5%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.41 (Top 50%)

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