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Gillespie Community Unit School District 7


Gillespie Community Unit School District 7 is located in southwest Illinois. Gillespie Community Unit School District 7 has 91.62 square miles of land area and 0.75 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Gillespie Community Unit School District 7 population is 7,873. Gillespie Community Unit School District 7 median household income is $39,498 in 2010-2014. Gillespie Community Unit School District 7 median house value is $81,300 in 2010-2014. On average, Gillespie Community Unit School District 7 is worse than the state average in quality.

Ranking:High School: (286 out of 476, bottom 40%)
Elementary/Middle School: (636 out of 757, bottom 16%)*
Rank: #644
Type:Regular Local School District
Grade:Prekindergarten to Grade 12
Number of Schools:3
Population7,873 (2010-2014), rank #422
Population Growth-1.37% since 2005-2009, see rank
Population Density:85.23/sq mi, rank #485
Median Household Income:$39,498 at 2010-2014—-3.48% increase since 2005-2009, rank #780
Median House Price:$81,300 at 2010-2014—9.27% increase since 2005-2009, rank #718
Time Zone:Central GMT -6:00 with Daylight Saving in the Summer
Land Area:91.62 sq mi, rank #277
Water Area:0.75 sq mi (0.82%), rank #255
County:Macoupin County
City:Shipman, Benld, Mount Olive, Sawyerville, Litchfield, Gillespie, Carlinville, Mount Clare, East Gillespie, Dorchester, Staunton, Wilsonville, Eagerville
Zip:62685, 62009, 62069, 62088, 62085, 62056, 62033, 62626, 62093, 62023
Area:St. Louis, MO-IL
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Gillespie Community Unit School District 7 Map, Border, and Nearby Locations

510 West Elm St
Gillespie IL, 62033, Macoupin County
Phone: 217-839-2464

Students and Teachers

      2013-2014         2012-2013         2011-2012         2010-2011         2009-2010         2008-2009         2007-2008    
Total Students:1,3281,3491,3401,3661,2631,3251,324
English Language Learner Students:4320000
Total Teachers:84.75NA77.0074.8279.2281.0077.00
Total Other Staff:35.5062.5010.0010.2812.0013.0017.00
Instructional Aides:NA17.50NANANANANA
Instructional Coordinators & Supervisors:NANA0.
Total Guidance Counselors:
Elementary Guidance Counselors:
Secondary Guidance Counselors:
Other Guidance Counselors:
Librarians/Media Specialists:2.00NA1.
Library/Media Support:1.000.00NANANANANA
District Administrators:2.00NA1.
District Administrative Support:NA4.00NANANANA1.00
School Administrators:3.00NA4.
School Administrative Support:NA5.00NANANANA2.00
Student Support Services:NANA2.
Other Support Services:25.5034.00NANANANA5.00
Student-Teacher Ratio:15.67NA17.4018.2615.9416.3617.19


Benld Elementary SchoolPrekindergarten to Grade 5   340 Kelly St, Gillespie IL 62033
Gillespie High SchoolGrade 9 to Grade 12   612 Broadway St, Gillespie IL 62033
Gillespie Middle SchoolGrade 6 to Grade 8   412 Oregon St, Gillespie IL 62033

Test Performance

YearTestGradeMeasurementScoreState Average
2003Math3rd Grade% met std78.0%75.7%
2004Math3rd Grade% met std83.8%79.1%
2005Math3rd Grade% met std85.9%79.3%
2006Math3rd Grade% met std86.1%85.6%
2007Math3rd Grade% met std87.8%86.7%
2008Math3rd Grade% met std88.9%85.1%
2009Math3rd Grade% met std84.4%85.2%
2010Math3rd Grade% met std71.4%86.4%
2011Math3rd Grade% met std84.7%87.3%
2012Math3rd Grade% met std89.9%87.7%
2013Math3rd Grade% met std52.3%54.8%
2003Reading3rd Grade% met std68.5%62.0%
2004Reading3rd Grade% met std73.3%65.1%
2005Reading3rd Grade% met std75.8%66.6%
2006Reading3rd Grade% met std82.3%70.7%
2007Reading3rd Grade% met std67.0%72.9%
2008Reading3rd Grade% met std64.3%71.8%
2009Reading3rd Grade% met std67.5%72.2%
2010Reading3rd Grade% met std60.7%73.7%
2011Reading3rd Grade% met std65.7%74.7%
2012Reading3rd Grade% met std75.8%76.0%
2013Reading3rd Grade% met std48.7%58.8%
2006Math4th Grade% met std79.5%84.8%
2007Math4th Grade% met std84.0%86.4%
2008Math4th Grade% met std73.1%84.6%
2009Math4th Grade% met std79.8%85.8%
2010Math4th Grade% met std75.8%85.9%
2011Math4th Grade% met std80.4%87.7%
2012Math4th Grade% met std80%88.1%
2013Math4th Grade% met std48.5%60.2%
2006Reading4th Grade% met std70.7%72.9%
2007Reading4th Grade% met std72.0%73.7%
2008Reading4th Grade% met std65.5%73.2%
2009Reading4th Grade% met std60.6%73.8%
2010Reading4th Grade% met std58.6%73.7%
2011Reading4th Grade% met std69.6%74.7%
2012Reading4th Grade% met std67.3%76.0%
2013Reading4th Grade% met std49.5%59.2%
2003Science4th Grade% met std66%66.5%
2004Science4th Grade% met std62.2%67.8%
2005Science4th Grade% met std76.0%71.4%
2006Science4th Grade% met std84.7%79.9%
2007Science4th Grade% met std76%79.7%
2008Science4th Grade% met std79.8%76.2%
2009Science4th Grade% met std78%76.8%
2010Science4th Grade% met std66.7%76.6%
2011Science4th Grade% met std79.3%79.4%
2012Science4th Grade% met std79.2%79.8%
2013Science4th Grade% met std78.5%80.9%
2003Math5th Grade% met std62.2%68.3%
2004Math5th Grade% met std62.7%71.8%
2005Math5th Grade% met std59.1%73.2%
2006Math5th Grade% met std82.4%78.6%
2007Math5th Grade% met std81.6%82.5%
2008Math5th Grade% met std83.5%81.3%
2009Math5th Grade% met std79.4%82.5%
2010Math5th Grade% met std80.7%83.4%
2011Math5th Grade% met std89.9%84.0%
2012Math5th Grade% met std86.7%83.6%
2013Math5th Grade% met std70.0%59.4%
2003Reading5th Grade% met std53.8%60.4%
2004Reading5th Grade% met std62.3%60.9%
2005Reading5th Grade% met std64.4%62.7%
2006Reading5th Grade% met std73.2%68.5%
2007Reading5th Grade% met std70.7%69.7%
2008Reading5th Grade% met std80.8%73.6%
2009Reading5th Grade% met std73.1%73.5%
2010Reading5th Grade% met std71.5%74.7%
2011Reading5th Grade% met std79.8%76.4%
2012Reading5th Grade% met std77.5%77.8%
2013Reading5th Grade% met std60.6%58.9%
2006Math6th Grade% met std79.8%79.1%
2007Math6th Grade% met std83.8%81.4%
2008Math6th Grade% met std82.9%82.7%
2009Math6th Grade% met std83.1%82.4%
2010Math6th Grade% met std69.4%84.6%
2011Math6th Grade% met std79.1%83.9%
2012Math6th Grade% met std80.0%84.9%
2013Math6th Grade% met std51.5%59.6%
2006Reading6th Grade% met std75.3%72.8%
2007Reading6th Grade% met std74.4%73.4%
2008Reading6th Grade% met std79.5%79.1%
2009Reading6th Grade% met std78.8%79.9%
2010Reading6th Grade% met std60.4%81.2%
2011Reading6th Grade% met std78.1%84.1%
2012Reading6th Grade% met std71.7%81.7%
2013Reading6th Grade% met std54.3%58.9%
2006Math7th Grade% met std68.9%76.0%
2007Math7th Grade% met std81.8%79.4%
2008Math7th Grade% met std82.2%80.4%
2009Math7th Grade% met std84.6%82.7%
2010Math7th Grade% met std68.8%84.4%
2011Math7th Grade% met std67.3%84.3%
2012Math7th Grade% met std89.0%84.6%
2013Math7th Grade% met std59.6%59.1%
2006Reading7th Grade% met std67.0%72%
2007Reading7th Grade% met std71.6%73.3%
2008Reading7th Grade% met std75.9%77.7%
2009Reading7th Grade% met std73.5%77.5%
2010Reading7th Grade% met std66.2%77.4%
2011Reading7th Grade% met std65.7%78.8%
2012Reading7th Grade% met std81.3%78.1%
2013Reading7th Grade% met std46.4%58.5%
2003Science7th Grade% met std85.7%73.7%
2004Science7th Grade% met std72.5%74.4%
2005Science7th Grade% met std75.0%74.6%
2006Science7th Grade% met std84.4%80.9%
2007Science7th Grade% met std80.7%79.3%
2008Science7th Grade% met std91.6%79.2%
2009Science7th Grade% met std87.2%79.5%
2010Science7th Grade% met std77.9%82.4%
2011Science7th Grade% met std78.8%81.9%
2012Science7th Grade% met std89.0%79.9%
2013Science7th Grade% met std85.7%79.0%
2003Math8th Grade% met std25.1%53.1%
2004Math8th Grade% met std44.9%54.4%
2005Math8th Grade% met std50.9%54.3%
2006Math8th Grade% met std78.8%78.2%
2007Math8th Grade% met std85.3%81.3%
2008Math8th Grade% met std79.8%80.3%
2009Math8th Grade% met std88.5%81.7%
2010Math8th Grade% met std87.6%83.7%
2011Math8th Grade% met std71.8%86.3%
2012Math8th Grade% met std87%85.0%
2013Math8th Grade% met std73.6%58.9%
2003Reading8th Grade% met std39.3%63.7%
2004Reading8th Grade% met std61.6%67.1%
2005Reading8th Grade% met std71.7%72.8%
2006Reading8th Grade% met std73%79.2%
2007Reading8th Grade% met std81.3%81.7%
2008Reading8th Grade% met std82.1%81.4%
2009Reading8th Grade% met std75.9%83.6%
2010Reading8th Grade% met std77.6%84.1%
2011Reading8th Grade% met std83.3%85.0%
2012Reading8th Grade% met std74.1%86.2%
2013Reading8th Grade% met std45.1%59.8%
2003Math11th Grade% met std56.6%53.3%
2004Math11th Grade% met std33.4%53.1%
2005Math11th Grade% met std49.4%52.8%
2006Math11th Grade% met std38.2%53.7%
2007Math11th Grade% met std49.4%52.7%
2008Math11th Grade% met std48.7%53.0%
2009Math11th Grade% met std45.4%51.6%
2010Math11th Grade% met std55.9%52.7%
2011Math11th Grade% met std55.5%51.3%
2012Math11th Grade% met std67.1%51.6%
2013Math11th Grade% met std63.0%51.8%
2003Reading11th Grade% met std66.0%56.4%
2004Reading11th Grade% met std46.4%56.8%
2005Reading11th Grade% met std50.7%59.5%
2006Reading11th Grade% met std45.5%58.4%
2007Reading11th Grade% met std49.4%54.0%
2008Reading11th Grade% met std46.3%53.3%
2009Reading11th Grade% met std38.4%56.9%
2010Reading11th Grade% met std58.1%54.0%
2011Reading11th Grade% met std61.7%51.1%
2012Reading11th Grade% met std54.5%50.6%
2013Reading11th Grade% met std58.0%54.8%
2003Science11th Grade% met std52.8%51.3%
2004Science11th Grade% met std39.3%52.9%
2005Science11th Grade% met std46.8%52.5%
2006Science11th Grade% met std32.7%50.8%
2007Science11th Grade% met std43.5%51.0%
2008Science11th Grade% met std35.4%51.2%
2009Science11th Grade% met std40.7%50.5%
2010Science11th Grade% met std50.0%52.4%
2011Science11th Grade% met std56.8%49.2%
2012Science11th Grade% met std51.9%51.7%
2013Science11th Grade% met std55.0%49.4%

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School District Fiscal Information

Total Revenue:$20,812,000$15,531 $12,751,000$9,335 $13,340,000$10,562 
Total Expenditures:$18,865,000$14,078 $11,735,000$8,591 $12,761,000$10,104 
Total Current Expenditures:$10,463,000$7,808 $9,599,000$7,027 $9,801,000$7,760 
Instructional Expenditures:$6,251,000$4,66559.7%$5,858,000$4,28861.0%$6,059,000$4,79761.8%
Student and Staff Support:$616,000$4605.9%$581,000$4256.1%$659,000$5226.7%
Operations, Food, Other:$2,121,000$1,58320.3%$1,884,000$1,37919.6%$1,905,000$1,50819.4%
Total Capital Outlay:$6,621,000$4,941 $1,129,000$827 $1,848,000$1,463 
Construction:$6,602,000$4,927 $1,057,000$774 $374,000$296 
Total Other:$5,000$4 $2,000$1 $41,000$32 
Interest on Debt:$790,000$590 $219,000$160 $282,000$223 
Total Salary:$6,023,000$4,495 $5,680,000$4,158 $5,887,000$4,661 
Instruction/Teacher Salary:$4,141,000$3,09068.8%$3,961,000$2,90069.7%$4,080,000$3,23069.3%
Other Salary:$1,882,000$1,40431.2%$1,719,000$1,25830.3%$1,807,000$1,43130.7%
Total Benefit:$2,842,000$2,121 $2,573,000$1,884 $2,539,000$2,010 
Instruction/Teacher Benefit:$1,867,000$1,39365.7%$1,740,000$1,27467.6%$1,768,000$1,40069.6%
Other Benefit:$975,000$72834.3%$833,000$61032.4%$771,000$61030.4%

* Gillespie Community Unit School District 7 was rated 2 out of 5 by USA.com. The ranking was calculated based on publically available historical Math and English performance data.

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