Ralston Elementary School

710 Ralston Rd, Machesney Park, IL 61115 | (815) 654-4505
  • Grades: 1-6
  • Student Enrollment: 426
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Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Lisa Jackson
School District Details
  • Harlem Ud 122 School District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $8,285
  • Graduation Rate: 78.1%
  • Dropout Rate: 4.4%
  • Students Per Teacher: 16.8
  • Enrolled Students: 7,704

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 426
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 24.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 17.8
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 220 (51.6%)
  • Females: 189 (44.4%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 37 (8.7%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 98 (23.0%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 135 (31.7%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Ralston Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian20.5%
Black20.5%
Asian102.3%
Hispanic153.5%
White38089.2%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Ralston Elementary School
  Number Percent
1st Grade7016.4%
2nd Grade7317.1%
3rd Grade7116.7%
4th Grade7718.1%
5th Grade7718.1%
6th Grade5813.6%
Attendance, Graduation, and Dropout Rates (2010)
Attendance Rate
School:
95.6%
District:
93.2%
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 Ralston Elementary 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:
81.6%
District:
74.3%
State:
74.4%
Making AYP For Math Composite: Yes
Math Composite Percentage
School:
90.0%
District:
78.9%
State:
80.5%

ISAT - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 3 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201098.6%89.9%86.4%
200987.5%82.1%85.2%
200897.8%84.6%85.1%
 
Reading Test
201085.5%79.5%73.7%
200975.0%73.6%72.2%
200883.3%72.7%71.8%
 

Grade 4 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201090.5%82.7%85.9%
200989.6%80.8%85.8%
200894.9%87.5%84.6%
 
Reading Test
201085.6%72.0%73.7%
200981.8%69.9%73.8%
200888.1%78.6%73.2%
 
Science Test
201089.5%77.2%76.6%
200993.4%75.6%76.8%
200886.5%84.4%76.2%
 

Grade 5 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201082.9%78.8%83.4%
200986.7%83.9%82.5%
200883.6%82.3%81.3%
 
Reading Test
201075.0%73.9%74.7%
200980.0%79.8%73.5%
200886.3%79.9%73.6%
 

Grade 6 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201085.2%85.7%84.6%
200982.2%83.5%82.4%
200880.9%80.9%82.7%
 
Reading Test
201086.9%85.1%81.2%
200989.0%85.5%79.9%
200885.6%83.0%79.1%
 
Source: IL Department of Education 2009-2010

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