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About Our Schools

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OUR DISTRICT:   Inserted Image

Total Number of Schools:  3

Blackstone Elementary, Primary Grades K-1: 1

Lincoln Elementary, Intermediate Grades 2-4: 1

Northbrook Middle School, Grades PreK, 5-8: 1

District Office: 1

Special Education Services: L.E.A.S.E.

Total Enrollment: 1,272

District Size:  196 Square Miles


OUR BUDGET:   Inserted Image

Operating Budget: $11.5 Million

Per-Pupil Expenditure: $7,870

State Average: $6,824

Low Income Percentage: 59.8%

Revenue from Local Sources:  $5,111,284 

Percentage of Property Tax Revenue: 43.7%

Tax Rate: $2.45


ACHIEVEMENT:   Inserted Image

Overall Meets/Exceeds State Standards PARCC: 79%

State Average: 77%

Other Testing:  Aimsweb, Local Normed Tests, ACCESS

Common Core Implemented: Math, 2012-2013, 

English Language Arts, 2013-2014

Student/Teacher Ratio: 19.8

State Average: 18.9

Student/Administrator Average: 238.9

State Average: 205


OUR EMPLOYEES:   Inserted Image

Total number of Employees: 174

Certified Staff: 80

Teachers with advanced Degrees: 51

National Board Certified Teachers: 3

ESL Certified Staff: 11

Average Teacher Experience: 15.5 years



Transportation Services Provided by:  Mendota High School District #280

Number of Routes: 11

Number of Students Receiving Bus Service:  700




Total Square feet of building space: 180,256 square feet


Mendota State of the District 2016-2017




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Mendota CCSD 289 1806 Guiles Ave Mendota, IL  61342

Phone: 815-539-7631 Fax: 815-538-2927

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