Potomac Elementary School

7915 Us Route 136, Potomac, IL 61865 | (217) 987-6155
  • Grades: PK-8
  • Student Enrollment: 159
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Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Jamie Dorsey
School Operational Details
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School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 159
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 13.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 12.2
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 65 (40.9%)
  • Females: 90 (56.6%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 15 (9.4%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 59 (37.1%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 74 (46.5%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Potomac Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black74.4%
Asian--
Hispanic31.9%
White14591.2%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Potomac Elementary School
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten1610.1%
Kindergarten148.8%
1st Grade138.2%
2nd Grade1811.3%
3rd Grade1610.1%
4th Grade1710.7%
5th Grade1710.7%
6th Grade159.4%
7th Grade138.2%
8th Grade2012.6%
Attendance, Graduation, and Dropout Rates (2010)
Attendance Rate
School:
96.3%
District:
96.3%
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 Potomac 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:
85.3%
District:
85.3%
State:
74.4%
Making AYP For Math Composite: Yes
Math Composite Percentage
School:
94.1%
District:
94.1%
State:
80.5%

ISAT - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 3 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
2010100.0%100.0%86.4%
200981.3%81.3%85.2%
2008100.0%100.0%85.1%
 
Reading Test
201076.5%76.5%73.7%
200981.3%81.3%72.2%
200885.7%85.7%71.8%
 

Grade 4 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201094.4%94.4%85.9%
2009100.0%100.0%85.8%
200893.8%93.8%84.6%
 
Reading Test
201077.8%77.8%73.7%
200966.7%66.7%73.8%
200881.3%81.3%73.2%
 
Science Test
201094.5%94.5%76.6%
200977.7%77.7%76.8%
200887.6%87.6%76.2%
 

Grade 5 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201094.4%94.4%83.4%
200986.7%86.7%82.5%
200885.7%85.7%81.3%
 
Reading Test
201088.9%88.9%74.7%
200953.3%53.3%73.5%
200864.3%64.3%73.6%
 

Grade 6 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
2010100.0%100.0%84.6%
200992.3%92.3%82.4%
200888.9%88.9%82.7%
 
Reading Test
201085.7%85.7%81.2%
200992.3%92.3%79.9%
200866.7%66.7%79.1%
 

Grade 7 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201092.3%92.3%84.4%
200990.0%90.0%82.7%
200864.7%64.7%80.4%
 
Reading Test
201092.4%92.4%77.4%
200975.0%75.0%77.5%
200870.6%70.6%77.7%
 
Science Test
201092.3%92.3%82.4%
200995.0%95.0%79.5%
200870.6%70.6%79.2%
 

Grade 8 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201085.7%85.7%83.7%
200985.7%85.7%81.7%
200877.8%77.8%80.3%
 
Reading Test
201090.5%90.5%84.1%
200985.7%85.7%83.6%
200877.8%77.8%81.4%
 
Source: IL Department of Education 2009-2010

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