Talala Elementary School

Serves grades KG - 5

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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 2016 – 2017 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
430 Talala St
Park Forest, IL 60466
Phone
(708) 367-2560
District
CRETE MONEE CUSD 201U
County
WILL COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
304
Classroom Teachers
20

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Illinois

3

(10 is best)

Better than 29.0% of IL schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

3

(10 is best)

Talala Elementary School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 27 37
Proficiency in Reading 21 37
Proficiency in Math 32 37

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 18 34
Proficiency in Reading 23 38
Proficiency in Math 12 31

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 16 32
Proficiency in Reading 24 35
Proficiency in Math 8 30

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 15.20
AVG FOR DISTRICT 16.21
AVG FOR STATE 15.74
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Kindergarten 45 14.8%
Grade 1 38 12.5%
Grade 2 55 18.1%
Grade 3 68 22.4%
Grade 4 45 14.8%
Grade 5 53 17.4%
Total 304 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 6.8% 23.3% 50.5%
Black 86.1% 63.6% 17.6%
Hispanic 6.8% 11.9% 26.3%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.3% 1.0% 5.1%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.0% 0.1% 0.5%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 86.8% 68.4% 47.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 79.9% 60.3% 43.6%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 6.9% 8.0% 4.1%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 33,184 12,802,023
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 423.3 230
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 5.2% 6.1%
5-19 YEARS OLD 18.2% 19.6%
20-44 YEARS OLD 29.3% 33.7%
45-64 YEARS OLD 29.7% 26.3%
65 OR OLDER 17.6% 14.4%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 12,812 4,818,452
Single Parent Households With Children 13.6% 10.3%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 93.2% 88.6%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 29.1% 33.4%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 11.2% 13.3%
$100,000 - $149,999 15.6% 15.0%
$75,000 - $99,999 14.1% 12.7%
$50,000 - $74,999 20.5% 17.4%
$30,000 - $49,999 17.8% 16.8%
$15,000 - $29,999 12.3% 13.6%
$15,000 or less 8.5% 11.1%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,792 $37,900,288 46.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,195 $5,812,480 7.1%
Staff $424 $2,062,336 2.5%
General Administration $334 $1,624,576 2.0%
School Administration $1,050 $5,107,200 6.2%
Operation $1,060 $5,155,840 6.3%
Transportation $1,187 $5,773,568 7.0%
Other $957 $4,654,848 5.7%
Total Support $6,208 $30,195,712 36.7%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,927 $14,236,928 17.3%
Total Expenditures $16,928 $82,337,792 100.0%
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%