Whitehead Elementary School

2325 Ohio Pkwy
Rockford, IL 61108
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Whitehead Elementary School serves 580 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Whitehead Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 11% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 11% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 75% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Whitehead Elementary School's student population of 580 students has grown by 52% over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has grown by 57% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students580 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

Whitehead Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Whitehead Elementary School is 0.70, which is more 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
#3269 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
11%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
11%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
44%
26%
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Black
20%
17%
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White
25%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
9%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.700.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
63%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
4%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRockford 205 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Whitehead Elementary School is Rockford East High School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Bernard W Flinn Middle School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Rockford Bernard W Flinn Middle School Math: 6% | Reading: 12%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 848 students
    0.2 miles
    2525 Ohio Pkwy
    Rockford, IL 61108
    (815) 229-2800
    0.2 6-8 848
  • Rockford Rolling Green Math: 11% | Reading: 12%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 592 students
    0.5 miles
    3615 W Gate Pkwy
    Rockford, IL 61108
    (815) 229-2881
    0.5 PK-5 592
  • Rockford Swan Hillman Elementary School Math: 6% | Reading: 14%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 601 students
    0.7 miles
    3701 Green Dale Dr
    Rockford, IL 61109
    (815) 229-2835
    0.7 K-5 601
  • Rockford Rockford East High School Math: 15% | Reading: 21%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,864 student
    1.1 miles
    2929 Charles St
    Rockford, IL 61108
    (815) 229-2100
    1.1 9-12 1,864
  • Rockford Fairview Early Childhood Center
    Grades: PK | 710 students
    1.4 miles
    512 Fairview Ave
    Rockford, IL 61108
    (815) 229-4230
    1.4 PK 710

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