Gifford Grade School

406 South Main St, Gifford, IL 61847 | (217) 568-7733
  • Grades: KG-8
  • Student Enrollment: 194
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Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: PO Box 70, Gifford, IL 61847
  • Principal or Admin: Arthur Shaw
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 194
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 13.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 14.9
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 97 (50.0%)
  • Females: 92 (47.4%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 13 (6.7%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 48 (24.7%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 61 (31.4%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Gifford Grade School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black--
Asian10.5%
Hispanic63.1%
White18293.8%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Gifford Grade School
  Number Percent
Kindergarten189.3%
1st Grade178.8%
2nd Grade2110.8%
3rd Grade2412.4%
4th Grade2010.3%
5th Grade2311.9%
6th Grade2110.8%
7th Grade2110.8%
8th Grade2914.9%
Attendance, Graduation, and Dropout Rates (2010)
Attendance Rate
School:
95.3%
District:
95.3%
State:
93.9%
Source: IL Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Test Scores and Performance Information

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The overall school rating shows that Gifford Grade School performed on average better than many other schools across the state on ISAT state exams in the following subjects:
  • Math
  • Reading
  • Science
AYP Information (2010)
Making AYP For Reading Composite: Yes
Reading Composite Percentage
School:
88.3%
District:
88.3%
State:
74.4%
Making AYP For Math Composite: Yes
Math Composite Percentage
School:
93.0%
District:
93.0%
State:
80.5%

ISAT - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 3 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201095.9%95.9%86.4%
200995.5%95.5%85.2%
200895.8%95.8%85.1%
 
Reading Test
201083.3%83.3%73.7%
200977.3%77.3%72.2%
200866.7%66.7%71.8%
 

Grade 4 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
2010100.0%100.0%85.9%
200991.3%91.3%85.8%
2008100.0%100.0%84.6%
 
Reading Test
201075.0%75.0%73.7%
200982.6%82.6%73.8%
200895.5%95.5%73.2%
 
Science Test
201090.0%90.0%76.6%
200986.9%86.9%76.8%
200886.3%86.3%76.2%
 

Grade 5 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201091.7%91.7%83.4%
2009100.0%100.0%82.5%
2008100.0%100.0%81.3%
 
Reading Test
201075.0%75.0%74.7%
200990.5%90.5%73.5%
200891.0%91.0%73.6%
 

Grade 6 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201095.2%95.2%84.6%
2009100.0%100.0%82.4%
200896.4%96.4%82.7%
 
Reading Test
2010100.0%100.0%81.2%
2009100.0%100.0%79.9%
200892.9%92.9%79.1%
 

Grade 7 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201090.0%90.0%84.4%
200982.1%82.1%82.7%
200870.4%70.4%80.4%
 
Reading Test
201090.0%90.0%77.4%
200992.9%92.9%77.5%
200885.2%85.2%77.7%
 
Science Test
2010100.0%100.0%82.4%
200988.0%88.0%79.5%
200888.5%88.5%79.2%
 

Grade 8 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201085.7%85.7%83.7%
2009100.0%100.0%81.7%
200881.9%81.9%80.3%
 
Reading Test
201096.4%96.4%84.1%
200992.0%92.0%83.6%
200895.4%95.4%81.4%
 
Source: IL Department of Education 2009-2010

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