Elementary Schools in Bement CUSD 5


The Bement CUSD 5 school district in Illinois has only one elementary school, Bement Elementary School, which serves grades PK-5 with a total enrollment of 140 students. The school's student population is predominantly White (90.71%), which is notably different from the statewide racial composition in Illinois.

Academically, Bement Elementary School has mixed performance compared to state averages. While 4th-grade English Language Arts (ELA) proficiency is significantly higher than the state, 3rd- and 5th-grade ELA, as well as all three grades in Mathematics, are well below state averages. The school also has a high chronic absenteeism rate of 18.4%, which is higher than the state average and may be a contributing factor to the lower academic performance.

Socioeconomic factors also play a role, as 50% of Bement Elementary School students receive free or reduced-price lunch, indicating a relatively high level of economic disadvantage. The school also spends $14,184 per student, which is higher than the state average, suggesting the need for additional support and resources to address the unique challenges faced by the student population.

District Detail

 201 S Champaign St
Bement, IL 61813-1512

 (217) 678-4200

SchoolDigger Rank:
394th of 823 Illinois districts

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Grades served: PK, KG-12
Students: 294

Primary Schools: 1
Middle Schools: 1
High Schools: 1
Alternative Schools: 0

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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau, the Illinois Department of Public Health and the Illinois State Board of Education.

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