School Details

Gale School

1131 West Dayton Street, Galesburg, IL 61401
(309) 343-0217
8

(out of 10)

Public Grades K-5 368 students 15 students/teacher (IL avg is 17)

Test Scores by grade

74%
50%
55%
83%
61%
59%

Illinois Standards Achievement Test (ISAT)

In 2011-2012 Illinois used the Illinois Standards Achievement Test (ISAT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and in grades 4 and 7 in science. The ISAT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Illinois. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.
  • This school in 2013
  • Galesburg Community Unit School District 205 average
  • Illinois state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

78%
55%
60%
74%
59%
59%
98%
88%
81%

Illinois Standards Achievement Test (ISAT)

In 2011-2012 Illinois used the Illinois Standards Achievement Test (ISAT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and in grades 4 and 7 in science. The ISAT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Illinois. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.
  • This school in 2013
  • Galesburg Community Unit School District 205 average
  • Illinois state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

43%
45%
59%
65%
57%
59%

Illinois Standards Achievement Test (ISAT)

In 2011-2012 Illinois used the Illinois Standards Achievement Test (ISAT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and in grades 4 and 7 in science. The ISAT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Illinois. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.
  • This school in 2013
  • Galesburg Community Unit School District 205 average
  • Illinois state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Gale School is a public elementary school in Galesburg. The principal of Gale School is Mr. Jonathan Bradburn. 368 children attend Gale School and are mostly Multiracial; Black, non-Hispanic; and White, non-Hispanic. 0% of the Gale School students have "limited English proficiency." 44% of the 368 students here are classified as "economically disadvantaged", and 44% are paying reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at Gale School is 15:1. Steele School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Chorus
  • Computer arts
  • Drawing painting

Sports

  • P.E. classes

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Multiracial 9% %
Black, non-Hispanic 8% 13%
White, non-Hispanic 75% 70%
Hispanic 6% 6%
Asian 2% %
Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 0.6%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 44% 53%
Limited English proficiency 0% 0.2%
Economically disadvantaged 44% 55%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (5 years ago)

    Great advocates friendly atmosphere great community and very accepting peers

  • (6 years ago)

    very good and very faboulus. It is the best school in the whole world

  • (6 years ago)

    I wish my children could stay at Gale forever! The staff is excellent and encourages students to achieve their goals.

  • (7 years ago)

    I love this school. although I liked it better when mr.griffin was principal mrs.spittel is good too. all of the teachers are nice. it is overall a really good school. I would definitely recommend this school to everyone.

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Overall score

(based on 3 ratings & reviews)

  • Teacher quality
  • Principal leadership
  • Parent involvement

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