304 S East St
Towanda, IL 61776
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Towanda Elementary School serves 189 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Towanda Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) 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 60-64% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 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 Rankings

Towanda Elementary School ranks 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 declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
189 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
11 teachers
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School Rankings

Towanda Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% 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 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 Data
This School
State Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#193 out of 3655 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
15:1
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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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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score
0.26
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Eligible for Free Lunch
11%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
2%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Towanda Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Students: 189 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 14%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10% in IL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 10%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.26 (Btm 50%)

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