Marycrest Early Childhood Center

303 Purdue Ct

Joliet, IL 60436-1126

Grades: PK-KG

299 students

Marycrest Early Childhood Center serves 299 students in grades PK-KG.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the IL average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 83% 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.

Overview

The student population of 299 students has declined by 21% over five years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has grown by 18% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-KG
Total Students 299 students
Marycrest Early Childhood Center Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 55% Male / 45%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 19 teachers
Marycrest Early Childhood Center Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Marycrest Early Childhood Center Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.62 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 16:1 13:1
Marycrest Early Childhood Center Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
1%
4%
Marycrest Early Childhood Center Asian Students (1988-2013)
Hispanic
55%
24%
Marycrest Early Childhood Center Black Students (1988-2013)
Black
24%
19%
Marycrest Early Childhood Center Black Students (1988-2013)
White
17%
50%
Marycrest Early Childhood Center White Students (1988-2013)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Marycrest Early Childhood Center Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
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.
0.62 0.30
Marycrest Early Childhood Center 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.
22%
45%
Marycrest Early Childhood Center Eligible for Free Lunch (2002-2013)
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.
14%
6%
Marycrest Early Childhood Center Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 12,331 students has grown by 17% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,869 is higher than the state average of $10,546. The district revenue/student has grown by 25% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,281 is less than the state average of $10,416. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Joliet Psd 86 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
22
3
Number of Students Managed 12,331 932
Joliet Psd 86 School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $117 MM $10 MM
Joliet Psd 86 School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $110 MM $10 MM
Joliet Psd 86 School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,869 $10,546
Joliet Psd 86 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,281 $10,416
Joliet Psd 86 School District 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 Illinois Youth Center-joliet High School (0.7 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
  • JolietIllinois Youth Center-joliet High School
    Alternative School
    2848 Mcdonough St
    JolietIL 60436
    (815)725-1206
    Alternative School

    0.7 mi | Gr. 7-12 | 149 students                      
  • JolietThomas Jefferson Elementary School
    2651 Glenwood Ave
    JolietIL 60435
    (815)725-0262
    1 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 499 students                      
  • JolietThomas Jefferson Elementary School
    1900 Oxford Way
    JolietIL 60431
    (815)254-4005
    1.1 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 595 students                      
  • JolietJoliet West High School
    401 North Larkin Ave
    JolietIL 60435
    (815)727-6940
    1.1 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 2937 students                      
  • JolietLynne Thigpen Elementary School
    207 South Midland Ave
    JolietIL 60436
    (815)741-7629
    1.2 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 640 students                      

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