Deland-Weldon CUSD 57


The Deland-Weldon CUSD 57 district in Illinois serves a small population of 173 students across three schools: Deland-Weldon Elementary School, Deland-Weldon High School, and Deland-Weldon Middle School. The district faces several challenges, including declining academic performance, socioeconomic barriers, small school sizes, and attendance issues.

While Deland-Weldon Elementary School shows relatively high 3rd-grade math proficiency, it struggles with low 6th-grade proficiency rates in both ELA and math. The high school has particularly low 11th-grade proficiency rates, along with a high chronic absenteeism rate of 33.3%. The middle school, with only 21 students, also has below-average proficiency rates in 7th-grade ELA and math.

Across the district, the high percentages of free/reduced lunch recipients, ranging from 47.62% at the middle school to 54.29% at the elementary school, indicate significant socioeconomic challenges that may be impacting academic outcomes. Addressing these issues, along with the attendance problems and small school sizes, could be crucial for improving the overall quality of education in the Deland-Weldon CUSD 57 district.

District Detail

 304 E IL Route 10
De Land, IL 61839-7020

 (309) 928-7691

SchoolDigger Rank:
703rd of 823 Illinois districts

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Grades served: PK, KG-12
Students: 173

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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