PROFICIENCY 20% 40% lower than state average
School Rankings
  • Ranked #1 of 1 in Ransom
  • Ranked #135 of 5231 in Illinois
Proficiency Averages

Ransom Grade School is a school servicing grades KG to 8 and is located in the district of "Streator Township High School District 40" in Ransom, IL. There are a total of 89 students and 12 teachers at Ransom Grade School, for a student to teacher ratio of 8 to 1. There are a total of n/a free lunch students and n/a reduced lunch students.

Ransom Grade School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 20.0%, which is 40% lower than the Illinois average.


Student/Teacher ratio8:1
Free lunch
Reduced lunch


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 Ransom Grade 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

3< 50%
4< 50%
5< 50%
6< 50%
7< 50%
8< 50%
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

3< 50%
4>= 50%
5>= 50%
6< 50%
7< 50%
8< 50%
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.

Ransom Grade School race/ethnicity breakdown

White 89.1% 76.1% 49.5% 51.1%
Black 2.2% 4.0% 17.4% 15.9%
Asian 0.0% 0.4% 4.6% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 4.3% 14.9% 24.9% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.1% 0.4% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 4.3% 4.4% 3.0% 3.1%

Ransom demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)34722891
Median age44.137.437.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)54%55%55%
Speak English99%77%79%
Speak Spanish1%13%13%

Education level achieved in Ransom

Completed 8th grade87.9%86.2%84.3%
Completed high school87.9%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college45.7%61.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree15.0%40.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors7.3%32.9%30.3%
Completed masters1.6%12.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.4%3.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.2%1.3%
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Source: The Ransom Grade School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.