Towanda Elementary School

304 S East St
Towanda, IL 61776
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
8/
10
Top 30%
Towanda Elementary School serves 189 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Towanda Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Towanda Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

Towanda Elementary School's student population of 189 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 11 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students189 students
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Total Classroom Teachers11 teachers
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School Comparison

Towanda Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 3,672 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Towanda Elementary School is 0.26, 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 Testing Rank
#947 out of 3672 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
8%
5%
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Hispanic
2%
26%
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Black
3%
17%
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White
86%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.260.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
11%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMclean County USD 5 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Towanda Elementary School is Normal Community High School (2.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Chiddix Junior High School (5.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Grove Elementary School (3.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Normal Normal Community High School Math: 47% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,091 students
    2.3 miles
    3900 E Raab Rd
    Normal, IL 61761
    (309) 557-4401
    2.3 9-12 2,091
  • Normal Grove Elementary School Math: 68% | Reading: 60%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: K-5 | 615 students
    3.3 miles
    1101 Airport Rd
    Normal, IL 61761
    (309) 557-4417
    3.3 K-5 615
  • Bloomington Northpoint Elementary School Math: 58% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-5 | 530 students
    4.2 miles
    2602 E College Ave
    Bloomington, IL 61704
    (309) 557-4420
    4.2 K-5 530
  • Normal Prairieland Elementary School Math: 57% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-5 | 495 students
    4.4 miles
    1300 E Raab Rd
    Normal, IL 61761
    (309) 557-4424
    4.4 K-5 495
  • Normal Sugar Creek Elementary School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 523 students
    4.9 miles
    200 N Towanda Ave
    Normal, IL 61761
    (309) 557-4425
    4.9 PK-5 523

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