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About This School

Dr Howard Elementary School is a public elementary school in Champaign. The principal of Dr Howard Elementary School is Ms. Jill Trentz. 396 students go to Dr Howard Elementary School and identify as Multiracial; Hispanic; and Black, non-Hispanic. 0.5% of the Dr Howard Elementary School students have "limited English proficiency." 56% of the 396 students here are classified as "economically disadvantaged", and 55% have subsidized lunches. The student to teacher ratio at Dr Howard Elementary School is 12:1. Westview Elementary School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular Activities

  • Arts

    • Band
    • Chorus
    • Orchestra

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Multiracial 8% %
Hispanic 5% 7%
Black, non-Hispanic 38% 38%
White, non-Hispanic 37% 44%
Asian/Pacific Islander 13% 10%
Asian 13% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.5% 0.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 55% 44%
Limited English proficiency 0.5% 4%
Economically disadvantaged 56% 44%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (4 years ago)

    After attending another school in the district I transferred my son to Dr. Howard. I wish that he had been their the entire time. I have a very intelligent kindergarten student with a developmental disable. He is also very stubborn. He will be silent and hope that no one notices him. That's exactly what his last teacher did. However his new teacher immediately figured him out and refused to ignore him. In fact she pushes him out of his comfort zone and he is doing sooooo much better now. His ED teacher and speech therapist are also really caring and skilled in dealing with him. I am extremely pleased with this school from the administrative staff office staff classroom teacher assistants specials teacher and the support staff. I would tell anyone to send their child to Dr. Howard.

  • (6 years ago)

    My sons have been going here 2 years and are both in the locally-well-known gifted program this year. Their entire classrooms are gifted; they don't need to leave for a special hour of 'gifted' teaching. Principal office staff and all their teachers have been great. Wonderful library. School bussing available. Early hours are the worst part 7 45 a.m.-2 00 p.m.!

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