Whitman Post Elementary School

1060 E Union St
Rockton, IL 61072
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Whitman Post Elementary School serves 491 students in grades 3-5.
Whitman Post Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 53% (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 50% (which is higher 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 16% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Whitman Post Elementary School's student population of 491 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 3-5
Total Students491 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

Whitman Post 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 Whitman Post Elementary School is 0.29, 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
#610 out of 3672 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
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
7%
26%
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Black
2%
17%
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White
84%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.290.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
22%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
14%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRockton 140 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Whitman Post Elementary School is Hononegah High School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Stephen Mack Middle School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Rockton Elementary School (0.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Rockton Rockton Elementary School
    Grades: PK-2 | 541 students
    0.0 miles
    1050 E Union St
    Rockton, IL 61072
    (815) 624-8585
    0 PK-2 541
  • Rockton Hononegah High School Math: 54% | Reading: 61%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,006 students
    0.3 miles
    307 Salem St
    Rockton, IL 61072
    (815) 624-5005
    0.3 9-12 2,006
  • South Beloit South Beloit Senior High School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 248 students
    1.3 miles
    245 Prairie Hill Rd
    South Beloit, IL 61080
    (815) 389-9004
    1.3 9-12 248
  • Rockton Stephen Mack Middle School Math: 52% | Reading: 73%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 6-8 | 557 students
    1.7 miles
    11810 Old River Rd
    Rockton, IL 61072
    (815) 624-2611
    1.7 6-8 557
  • South Beloit Blackhawk Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 5-6 | 131 students
    2.3 miles
    840 Blackhawk Blvd
    South Beloit, IL 61080
    (815) 389-4001
    2.3 5-6 131

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