Gen George Patton Elementary School

Gen George Patton Elementary School serves 362 students in grades PK-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the IL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 50%.
Gen George Patton Elementary School operates within the Gen George Patton 133 School District.

Overview

The student population of 362 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-8
Total Students 362 students
Gen George Patton Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 28 teachers
Gen George Patton Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Gen George Patton Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.06 is less 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 13:1 15:1
Gen George Patton Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
Gen George Patton Elementary School Asian (1993-1994)
Hispanic
n/a
23%
Gen George Patton Elementary School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
97%
19%
Gen George Patton Elementary School Black (1988-2012)
White
n/a
50%
Gen George Patton Elementary School White (1988-1996)
All Ethnic Groups Gen George Patton Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Gen George Patton 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.
0.06 0.30
Gen George Patton 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.
63%
23%
Gen George Patton 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.
35%
26%
Gen George Patton Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2006-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 417 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Gen George Patton 133 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
2
3
Number of Students Managed 417 949
Gen George Patton   133 School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $7 MM $10 MM
District Spending $7 MM $10 MM
Gen George Patton   133 School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $17,184 $10,546
Gen George Patton   133 School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $16,390 $10,416
Gen George Patton   133 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 Academy For Learning (1.3 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Washington Junior High School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Washington Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Riverdale Washington Elementary School
    13900 South School St
    Riverdale , IL , 60827
    (708)201-2078
    0.3  mi  |  367  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • Riverdale Washington Junior High School
    13900 South School St
    Riverdale , IL , 60827
    (708)201-2078
    0.3  mi  |  152  students  |  Gr.  7-8
  • Riverdale School District 133 Annex
    150 West 137th St
    Riverdale , IL , 60827
    (708)841-3955
    0.3  mi  |  55  students  |  Gr.  PK
  • Riverdale Riverdale School
    325 West 142nd St
    Riverdale , IL , 60827
    (708)849-7153
    0.6  mi  |  139  students  |  Gr.  KG-4
  • Riverdale Park Elementary School
    14200 South Wentworth Ave
    Riverdale , IL , 60827
    (708)849-9440
    0.7  mi  |  256  students  |  Gr.  KG-6

School Reviews

  • Recommended October 05, 2010 - Unprofessional, disorganized, ghetto, and not good with attending to their students. I pulled my kids out and sent them to another school after their first months. Within the time my children attended I had continuous problems. This school treats parents as if they are unintelligent or unaware of how a school should perform. If I could rate this school it would be far below negative. - Posted by Parent

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