Chatham Elem School

Serves grades KG - 4

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
525 S College St
Chatham, IL 62629
Phone
(217) 483-2411
District
BALL CHATHAM CUSD 5
County
SANGAMON COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
589
Classroom Teachers
30

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Illinois

8

(10 is best)

Better than 79.8% of IL schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

9

(10 is best)

Chatham Elem School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 53 37
Proficiency in Reading 52 37
Proficiency in Math 54 37

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 46 34
Proficiency in Reading 45 38
Proficiency in Math 46 31

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 19.63
AVG FOR DISTRICT 19.14
AVG FOR STATE 15.74
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Kindergarten 126 21.4%
Grade 1 122 20.7%
Grade 2 101 17.1%
Grade 3 119 20.2%
Grade 4 121 20.5%
Total 589 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 86.0% 84.9% 50.5%
Black 4.4% 6.2% 17.6%
Hispanic 3.5% 3.5% 26.3%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 6.2% 5.3% 5.1%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.0% 0.0% 0.5%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 22.2% 19.2% 47.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 17.0% 16.2% 43.6%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 5.3% 3.0% 4.1%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 27,747 12,741,080
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 296.8 228
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 5.8% 6.1%
5-19 YEARS OLD 21.0% 19.6%
20-44 YEARS OLD 32.0% 33.7%
45-64 YEARS OLD 25.5% 26.3%
65 OR OLDER 15.7% 14.4%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 10,686 4,795,514
Single Parent Households With Children 8.7% 10.3%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 97.5% 88.6%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 49.9% 33.4%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 17.9% 13.3%
$100,000 - $149,999 22.1% 15.0%
$75,000 - $99,999 17.7% 12.7%
$50,000 - $74,999 18.4% 17.4%
$30,000 - $49,999 11.7% 16.8%
$15,000 - $29,999 6.5% 13.6%
$15,000 or less 5.7% 11.1%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $4,228 $20,146,420 43.5%
Support Expenditures
Student $491 $2,339,615 5.1%
Staff $137 $652,805 1.4%
General Administration $334 $1,591,510 3.4%
School Administration $468 $2,230,020 4.8%
Operation $891 $4,245,615 9.2%
Transportation $463 $2,206,195 4.8%
Other $275 $1,310,375 2.8%
Total Support $3,060 $14,580,900 31.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,433 $11,593,245 25.0%
Total Expenditures $9,722 $46,325,330 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $8,469 $17,149,168,027 53.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $866 $1,753,249,816 5.5%
Staff $511 $1,035,392,053 3.2%
General Administration $508 $1,028,089,038 3.2%
School Administration $724 $1,466,036,035 4.6%
Operation $1,137 $2,302,343,028 7.2%
Transportation $625 $1,265,587,571 4.0%
Other $553 $1,119,318,418 3.5%
Total Support $4,923 $9,969,107,562 31.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,409 $4,878,272,870 15.2%
Total Expenditures $15,801 $31,997,108,858 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,187 $370,071,182,734 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $632 $32,552,249,701 4.6%
Staff $522 $26,871,170,551 3.8%
General Administration $218 $11,205,514,316 1.6%
School Administration $643 $33,118,729,386 4.7%
Operation $1,057 $54,423,429,117 7.7%
Transportation $497 $25,596,058,378 3.6%
Other $416 $21,407,079,047 3.0%
Total Support $3,984 $205,172,626,109 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,638 $135,865,864,952 19.1%
Total Expenditures $13,810 $711,111,010,069 100.0%