Best Public Schools in Zip Code 61818


Summary:

The 61818 zip code area is home to two schools - Cerro Gordo Elementary School and Cerro Gordo Junior and Senior High School, both part of the Cerro Gordo CUSD 100 district. These schools stand out for their strong academic performance, with the elementary school excelling in English Language Arts and science, and the junior/senior high school performing well in 8th grade English Language Arts.

Cerro Gordo Elementary School boasts impressive proficiency rates in 4th and 5th grade English Language Arts, as well as an exceptional 87.1% proficiency in 5th grade science, far surpassing state averages. The school has consistently ranked in the top 25-30% of Illinois elementary schools in recent years. In contrast, Cerro Gordo Junior and Senior High School stands out for its strong performance on 8th grade English Language Arts assessments, with an 83.4% proficiency rate, and a relatively high 4-year graduation rate of 86.5%.

Both schools have a predominantly white student population, with Cerro Gordo Elementary at 94.14% and Cerro Gordo Junior/Senior High at 93.21%. While the schools appear to have adequate funding, with per-student spending above the state average and relatively low student-teacher ratios, they face challenges with attendance, particularly at the junior/senior high school level, where the chronic absenteeism rate is 26.5%. Overall, the Cerro Gordo schools demonstrate a commitment to academic excellence, but may benefit from further investigation into factors contributing to attendance issues and strategies to promote a more diverse and inclusive educational environment.








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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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