West Carroll Primary

  • West Carroll Primary serves 454 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 30-34% (which is approximately equal to the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 35-39% (which is approximately equal to the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • West Carroll Primary placed in the top 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 51%.

School Overview

  • West Carroll Primary's student population of 454 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 32 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students454 students
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Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

  • West Carroll Primary is ranked within the top 50% of all 3,679 schools in Illinois (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of West Carroll Primary is 0.20, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.67. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank#1509 out of 3679 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
32%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
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Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
8%
26%
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Black
n/a
17%
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White
89%
49%
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Two or more races
3%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in West Carroll Primary.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.200.67
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Eligible for Free Lunch
56%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in West Carroll Primary and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWest Carroll CUSD 314 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school, and elementary school to West Carroll Primary is Rap Elizabeth (0.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Elizabeth Rap Elizabeth Alternative School
    Magnet School
    Grades: 6-12 | 6 students
    0.0 miles
    950 Us Highway 20 W
    Elizabeth, IL 61028
    (815)297-1041
    0.0 6-12 6
  • Savanna West Carroll High School Magnet School
    Grades: 9-12 | 341 students
    1.2 miles
    500 Cragmoor St
    Savanna, IL 61074
    (815)273-7715
    1.2 9-12 341
  • Mount Carroll West Carroll Middle School Magnet School
    Grades: 5-8 | 326 students
    8.0 miles
    633 S East St
    Mount Carroll, IL 61053
    (815)244-2002
    8.0 5-8 326
  • Miles Easton Valley Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 258 students
    9.9 miles
    439 Wilson
    Miles, IA 52064
    (563)682-7131
    9.9 PK-6 258
  • Chadwick Chadwick Elementary School Magnet School
    Grades: 4-5 | 63 students
    13.2 miles
    19 School St
    Chadwick, IL 61014
    (815)684-5191
    13.2 4-5 63

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