Jane Addams Elementary School

Jane Addams Elementary School serves 736 students in grades PK-6.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the IL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 75% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 50%.
Jane Addams Elementary School operates within the Palatine Ccsd 15 School District.

Overview

The student population of 736 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 40 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-6
Total Students 736 students
Jane Addams Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 40 teachers
Jane Addams Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Jane Addams Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 18:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.50 is less than the state average of 0.95. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1 15:1
Jane Addams Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
4%
4%
Jane Addams Elementary School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
66%
23%
Jane Addams Elementary School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
2%
19%
Jane Addams Elementary School Black (1988-2012)
White
25%
50%
Jane Addams Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Jane Addams Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Jane Addams Elementary School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.50 0.95
Jane Addams Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
27%
23%
Jane Addams Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2002-2012)
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.
37%
26%
Jane Addams Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 12,657 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Palatine Ccsd 15 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
20
3
Number of Students Managed 12,657 949
Palatine Ccsd 15 School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $147 MM $10 MM
Palatine Ccsd 15 School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $139 MM $10 MM
Palatine Ccsd 15 School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,832 $10,546
Palatine Ccsd 15 School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,190 $10,416
Palatine Ccsd 15 School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Palatine High School (0.6 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Winston Campus Junior High School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Virginia Lake Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Palatine Virginia Lake Elementary School
    925 North Glenn Dr
    Palatine , IL , 60074
    (847)963-7100
    0.3  mi  |  808  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Palatine Palatine High School
    1111 North Rohlwing Rd
    Palatine , IL , 60074
    (847)755-1610
    0.6  mi  |  2750  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Palatine Lake Louise Elementary School
    500 North Jonathan Dr
    Palatine , IL , 60074
    (847)963-5600
    0.6  mi  |  802  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • Palatine Winston Campus Elementary School
    900 East Palatine Rd
    Palatine , IL , 60074
    (847)963-7400
    0.9  mi  |  441  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Palatine Winston Campus Junior High School
    900 East Palatine Rd
    Palatine , IL , 60074
    (847)963-7400
    0.9  mi  |  726  students  |  Gr.  7-8

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Palatine, IL public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.64, which is higher than the Illinois average of 0.3. The most diverse school in Palatine is District 211 Academy North. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Illinois or national school diversity statistics.