Marycrest Early Childhood Center

Marycrest Early Childhood Center serves 333 students in grades PK - KG.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the IL average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 80% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 50%.
Marycrest Early Childhood Center operates within the Joliet Psd 86 School District.

School Overview

The student population of 333 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 16 teachers has grown by 77% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-KG
Total Students 333 students
Marycrest Early Childhood Center Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Marycrest Early Childhood Center Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 16 teachers
Marycrest Early Childhood Center Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Marycrest Early Childhood Center Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.58 is more than the state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 21:1 18:1
Marycrest Early Childhood Center Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
59%
25%
Marycrest Early Childhood Center Black Students (1988-2014)
Black
18%
17%
Marycrest Early Childhood Center Black Students (1988-2014)
White
20%
50%
Marycrest Early Childhood Center White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Marycrest Early Childhood Center Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Marycrest Early Childhood Center All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown IL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.58 0.31
Marycrest Early Childhood Center Diversity Score (1988-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a
47%
Marycrest Early Childhood Center Eligible for Free Lunch (2002-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a
3%
Marycrest Early Childhood Center Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 11,936 students has grown by 11% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $12,139 is higher than the state average of $11,118. The district revenue/student has grown by 39% over four years.
The district spending/student of $11,487 is higher than the state average of $11,218. The district spending/student has grown by 26% over four years.
School District Name Joliet Psd 86 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
21
3
Number of Students Managed 11,936 938
Joliet Psd 86 School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $123 MM $11 MM
Joliet Psd 86 School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $116 MM $11 MM
Joliet Psd 86 School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $12,139 $11,118
Joliet Psd 86 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $11,487 $11,218
Joliet Psd 86 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Joliet West High School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Dirksen Junior High School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Thomas Jefferson Elementary School (1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • JolietThomas Jefferson Elementary School
    1 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 484 students2651 Glenwood Ave
    JolietIL 60435
    (815)725-0262
    1PK-5484
  • JolietJoliet West High School
    1.1 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 2959 students401 North Larkin Ave
    JolietIL 60435
    (815)727-6940
    1.19-122959
  • JolietThomas Jefferson Elementary School
    1.1 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 588 students1900 Oxford Way
    JolietIL 60431
    (815)254-4005
    1.1PK-5588
  • JolietDirksen Junior High School
    1.2 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 670 students203 South Midland Ave
    JolietIL 60436
    (815)729-1566
    1.26-8670
  • JolietLynne Thigpen Elementary School
    1.2 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 640 students207 South Midland Ave
    JolietIL 60436
    (815)741-7629
    1.2KG-5640

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