Trenton Elementary School

308 N Washington St
Trenton, IL 62293
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
9/
10
Top 20%
Trenton Elementary School serves 257 students in grades Prekindergarten-3.
Trenton Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-69% (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 40-49% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Trenton Elementary School's student population of 257 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 12 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-3
Total Students257 students
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Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
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School Comparison

Trenton Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Trenton Elementary School is 0.17, 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
#625 out of 3672 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-69%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-49%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
5%
26%
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Black
1%
17%
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White
91%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.170.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWesclin CUSD 3 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Trenton Elementary School is Wesclin Senior High School (2.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Wesclin Middle School (3.3 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Trenton Wesclin Senior High School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 9-12 | 377 students
    2.8 miles
    699 Wesclin Rd
    Trenton, IL 62293
    (618) 224-7341
    2.8 9-12 377
  • Trenton Wesclin Middle School Math: 29% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 4-8 | 509 students
    3.3 miles
    10003 State Rte 160
    Trenton, IL 62293
    (618) 224-7355
    3.3 4-8 509
  • Aviston Aviston Elementary School Math: 73% | Reading: 78%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: PK-8 | 392 students
    3.8 miles
    350 S Hull St
    Aviston, IL 62216
    (618) 228-7245
    3.8 PK-8 392
  • New Baden New Baden Elementary School Math: 40-49% | Reading: 50-59%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-3 | 223 students
    4.8 miles
    700 Marilyn Dr
    New Baden, IL 62265
    (618) 588-3535
    4.8 K-3 223
  • Albers Albers Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-8 | 205 students
    5.8 miles
    Po Box 104
    Albers, IL 62215
    (618) 248-5146
    5.8 PK-8 205

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