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
Gender % 54% Male / 46%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 31 teachers
Wells Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
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 more than the state average of 0.30. 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 (1987-2013)
Asian
2%
4%
Hispanic
23%
23%
Black
33%
19%
White
34%
50%
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 0.30
Wells Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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%
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%

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
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: 2013 (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 MolineGlenview Middle School
    3100 7th St
    East MolineIL 61244
    (309)755-1919
    0.8 mi | 1068 students | Gr. 5-8                      
  • East MolineBlack Hawk Ed Center
    Special Education School
    4680 11th St
    East MolineIL 61244
    (309)796-0680
    Special Education School

    0.9 mi | 149 students | Gr. KG-12                      
  • East MolineRidgewood Elementary School
    814 30th Ave
    East MolineIL 61244
    (309)755-1585
    0.9 mi | 376 students | Gr. KG-4                      
  • East MolineUnited Township Education Center
    4200 Archer Dr
    East MolineIL 61244
    (309)752-6810
    1 mi | n/a students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • MolineBenjamin Franklin Elementary School
    5312 11th Ave C
    MolineIL 61265
    (309)743-1607
    1.1 mi | 258 students | Gr. KG-5                      

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