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Sterling Community Unit School District No. 5
  • STERLING, IL

Report Card

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B
  2. Diversity
    grade A
  3. Teachers
    grade A minus
  4. College Prep
    grade A minus
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade B+
  6. Health & Safety
    grade A minus
  7. Administration
    grade B+
  8. Sports
    grade A
  9. Food
    grade B minus
  10. Resources & Facilities
    grade B+

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Sterling Community Unit School District No. 5 is an above average, public school district located in STERLING, IL. It has 3,295 students in grades PK, K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 18 to 1. According to state test scores, 21% of students are at least proficient in math and 32% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
32%
Percent Proficient - Math
21%
Average Graduation Rate
87%
Average SAT
1130
75 responses
Average ACT
25
116 responses

Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
3,295
Free or Reduced Lunch
53%

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Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
18:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$46,747
Teachers in First/Second Year
0%

Finances

Expenses Per Student
$11,736 / student
National
$12,239
Education Expenses
  • Instruction
    67%
  • Support Services
    30%
  • Other
    3%

Living in the Area

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade A minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade B+
  3. Housing
    grade B
Median Household Income
$43,685
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$675
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$88,100
National
$217,500

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