PROFICIENCY 62% 97% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
62%Giant City CCSD 130

Giant City Elementary School is a school servicing grades PK to 8 and is located in the district of "Giant City CCSD 130" in Carbondale, IL. There are a total of 254 students and 16 teachers at Giant City Elementary School, for a student to teacher ratio of 16 to 1. There are a total of 92 free lunch students and 4 reduced lunch students.

Giant City Elementary School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 62.0%, which is 97% higher than the Illinois average.


Student/Teacher ratio16:1
Free lunch92
Reduced lunch4


Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Giant City Elementary School, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

7>= 80%
High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Giant City Elementary School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 81.4% 81.4% 49.5% 51.1%
African American 6.9% 6.9% 17.5% 15.9%
Asian 4.7% 4.7% 4.6% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 1.5% 1.5% 24.9% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.7% 0.7% 0.4% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 4.7% 4.7% 3.0% 3.1%

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Carterville High School37%7.1Carterville, IL
Carterville Intermediate School42%8.2Carterville, IL
Carterville Jr High School41%8.7Carterville, IL
Gen John A Logan Attendance Cntr24%9.7Murphysboro, IL
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Cobden Jr High School32%10.4Cobden, IL

Carbondale demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)1,50922291
Median age23.837.437.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)27%55%55%
Speak English85%77%79%
Speak Spanish5%13%13%

Education level achieved in Carbondale

Completed 8th grade91.0%86.2%84.3%
Completed high school89.3%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college79.0%61.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree55.4%40.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors49.1%32.9%30.3%
Completed masters28.2%12.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree8.9%3.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate6.5%1.2%1.3%
Source: The Giant City Elementary School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.