School Details

Monroe Center Grade School

Po Box 360, Monroe Center, IL 61052
(815) 393-4424
5

(out of 10)

Public Grades K, 3-5 495 students 19 students/teacher (IL avg is 17)

Test Scores by grade

75%
75%
55%
77%
77%
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
  • Meridian Community Unit School District 223 average
  • Illinois state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

56%
56%
60%
66%
66%
59%
92%
92%
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
  • Meridian Community Unit School District 223 average
  • Illinois state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

61%
61%
59%
67%
67%
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
  • Meridian Community Unit School District 223 average
  • Illinois state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Monroe Center Grade School is a public elementary school in Monroe Center. The principal of Monroe Center Grade School is Mrs. Leslie A Showers. 495 children attend Monroe Center Grade School and are mostly White, non-Hispanic; Hispanic; and Multiracial. 6% of the Monroe Center Grade School students are "limited in English proficiency." 16% of the 495 students here are classified as "economically disadvantaged", and 27% are paying reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at Monroe Center Grade School is 19:1. Arthur Froberg Elementary School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Ceramics sculpture
  • Drawing painting
  • Theater drama

Languages Taught

  • Spanish

Sports

  • Baseball
  • Football
  • P.E. classes
  • Soccer
  • Wrestling

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 86% 86%
Hispanic 11% 11%
Multiracial 1% 2%
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.8% 1%
Black, non-Hispanic 0.6% 1%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.4% 0%
Asian 0.2% %
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 27% 26%
Limited English proficiency 6% 4%
Economically disadvantaged 16% 12%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (1 year ago)

    This grade school is excellent. Teachers and principal are invested scholastically and emotionally in the students. They go the extra mile and care that my children (and all students) get the best education possible. This is a great school!

  • (6 years ago)

    This is a great school! Great parent involvement and caring teachers and staff. I feel that my kids have benefited from going here.

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Overall score

(based on 3 ratings & reviews)

  • Teacher quality
  • Principal leadership
  • Parent involvement

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