Whitehead Elementary School

2325 Ohio Parkway, Rockford, IL 61108 | (815) 229-2840
  • Grades: KG-5
  • Student Enrollment: 344
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3.5 out of 5 | 6 Reviews
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 2325 Ohio Pkwy, Rockford, IL 61108
  • Principal or Admin: John Ulferts
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details
  • Rockford School District 205
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $9,776
  • Graduation Rate: 54.9%
  • Dropout Rate: 5.4%
  • Students Per Teacher: 16.9
  • Enrolled Students: 28,971

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 344
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 20.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 17.2
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 170 (49.4%)
  • Females: 132 (38.4%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 26 (7.6%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 248 (72.1%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 274 (79.7%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Whitehead Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black8324.1%
Asian164.7%
Hispanic5816.9%
White14542.2%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Whitehead Elementary School
  Number Percent
Kindergarten6418.6%
1st Grade4914.2%
2nd Grade5114.8%
3rd Grade4814.0%
4th Grade6719.5%
5th Grade6518.9%
Attendance, Graduation, and Dropout Rates (2010)
Attendance Rate
School:
94.0%
District:
92.1%
State:
93.9%
Source: IL Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Overall Rating: 3.5

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3.5 out of 5 | 6 Reviews
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6 reviews for Whitehead Elementary School

  • Reviewed by Former Student on April 28, 2011
  • Rating: 3 (3 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • i hate whitehead that school. it didn't teach me anything. now im in the 7th grade i go to eddie white academy school k-8 school. i love it so much and it teaches me better.
  • Reviewed by Student on March 06, 2011
  • Rating: 2 (2 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • hi this is (...) u guys might know me when i was in the 3rd grade now im in the th grade i live in georgia i miss whitehead so much good times but.the problem im haven is i still dont know my time tables because whitehead never taught me my timetables it wasnt a good school for me i didnt learn good at all.
  • Reviewed by Community Member on March 22, 2010
  • Rating: 2 (2 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • The (...)of Whitehead needs to go.
    He is not fair to all parents, the pto runs the school.The school has changed in the last year and not for the better. I believe the staff are all worried about getting fired by the (...). If they don't do as he says. The teachers at whitehead are great. The school needs a great (...)that has guts to stand up to parents that like to cause problems and not to take things out on all parents.
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on July 25, 2009
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • kindergarten was awesome for my grandson Mrs. Gallagher was a terrific teacher hope 1st grade is as beneficial thanks for all of the help from secretary to nurse and after school care by the Y.
  • Reviewed by Teacher on July 22, 2009
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • hey this is dijjone im the atl now im happy i miss white head school soooooooo much im 10 years old going to 5th grade so happy so i go to hickory flat elementary miss all ya people miss lyke is my unt ya no By-][,/';-]=',/'.[p]p[;;. people pS OUT [;'][= people

Test Scores and Performance Information

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The overall school rating shows that Whitehead Elementary School performed on average worse 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: No
Reading Composite Percentage
School:
63.2%
District:
60.0%
State:
74.4%
Making AYP For Math Composite: Yes
Math Composite Percentage
School:
79.1%
District:
70.0%
State:
80.5%

ISAT - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 3 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201074.5%77.3%86.4%
200974.7%77.9%85.2%
200871.8%74.8%85.1%
 
Reading Test
201062.7%57.1%73.7%
200950.6%56.7%72.2%
200857.7%55.8%71.8%
 

Grade 4 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201078.2%77.1%85.9%
200968.4%74.4%85.8%
200882.1%78.6%84.6%
 
Reading Test
201056.5%58.8%73.7%
200957.9%57.3%73.8%
200859.7%58.3%73.2%
 
Science Test
201056.5%60.6%76.6%
200951.3%60.8%76.8%
200868.2%61.1%76.2%
 

Grade 5 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201083.8%75.4%83.4%
200967.1%75.5%82.5%
200872.9%76.8%81.3%
 
Reading Test
201070.6%60.9%74.7%
200951.5%60.1%73.5%
200861.0%60.6%73.6%
 
Source: IL Department of Education 2009-2010

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