Wells Elementary School

490 Ave Of The Cities,

East Moline, IL, 61244-4031

Tel: (309)796-1251
Grades: PK-4

385 students

Wells Elementary School serves 385 students in grades PK-4.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the IL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 66% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 50%.
Wells Elementary School operates within the East Moline 37 School District.

Overview

The student population of 385 students has declined by 9% over five years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has grown by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-4
Total Students 385 students
Wells Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 54% Male / 46%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 31 teachers
Wells Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Wells Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.72 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 12:1 15:1
Wells Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
4%
Wells Elementary School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
23%
23%
Wells Elementary School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
33%
19%
Wells Elementary School Black (1988-2012)
White
34%
50%
Wells Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Wells Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Wells 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.
0.72 0.95
Wells 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.
34%
23%
Wells 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.
28%
26%
Wells Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,452 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name East Moline 37 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
3
Number of Students Managed 2,452 949
East Moline   37 School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $28 MM $10 MM
East Moline   37 School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $27 MM $10 MM
East Moline   37 School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,387 $10,546
East Moline   37 School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,921 $10,416
East Moline   37 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 Black Hawk Ed Center (0.9 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Glenview Middle School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Black Hawk Ed Center (0.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • East Moline Glenview Middle School
    3100 7th St
    East Moline , IL , 61244
    (309)755-1919
    0.8  mi  |  1068  students  |  Gr.  5-8
  • East Moline Black Hawk Ed Center
    Special Education School
    4680 11th St
    East Moline , IL , 61244
    (309)796-0680
    Special Education School
    0.9  mi  |  149  students  |  Gr.  KG-12
  • East Moline Ridgewood Elementary School
    814 30th Ave
    East Moline , IL , 61244
    (309)755-1585
    0.9  mi  |  376  students  |  Gr.  KG-4
  • East Moline United Township Education Center
    4200 Archer Dr
    East Moline , IL , 61244
    (309)752-6810
    1  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Moline Benjamin Franklin Elementary School
    5312 11th Ave C
    Moline , IL , 61265
    (309)743-1607
    1.1  mi  |  258  students  |  Gr.  KG-5

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