Elmwood Park Public Schools

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There are 5 public schools in Elmwood Park, IL, serving 2,902 students.
Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Illinois state average of 50%.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is more than the state average of 15:1.

Elmwood Park, Illinois

  • School Location Students Grades
  • Elmwood ParkEarly Childhood Center
    4 West Conti Parkway
    Elmwood ParkIL60707
    (708)583-5860
    241 students | Gr. PK-KG
  • Elmwood Park
    Elm Middle School
    7607 West Cortland St
    Elmwood ParkIL60707
    (708)452-3550
    627 students | Gr. 7-9
  • Elmwood Park
    Elmwood Elementary School
    2319 North 76th Ave
    Elmwood ParkIL60707
    (708)452-3558
    564 students | Gr. 1-6
  • Elmwood Park
    Elmwood Park High School
    8201 West Fullerton Ave
    Elmwood ParkIL60707
    (708)452-7272
    808 students | Gr. 9-12
  • Elmwood Park
    John Mills Elementary School
    2824 North 76th Ave
    Elmwood ParkIL60707
    (708)452-3560
    662 students | Gr. 1-6

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Recent Public School Articles
Are the Three Rs Robbing our Children?
Are the Three Rs Robbing our Children?
For far too long the American public school system has failed to address “out-of-school” factors like poverty and their impact on what happens in the classroom. As the nation continues to become increasingly diverse, many schools are adopting comprehensive approaches to education that account for the unique needs of students so that each child is prepared for their future and not just for a year-end test.
States Fight to Teach “Ignorant” Science to Students
Wyoming recently became the first state to reject the Next Generation Science Standards because of concern regarding lessons that teach human-caused climate change. Several other states have also taken measures to reject the standards, which has some education officials concerned about the quality of instruction students in those states will receive.
School-to-Prison Pipeline Persists Despite Local, State and National Efforts
Inadequate funding and resources for schools, harsh zero-tolerance discipline policies, police presence in public schools, and de facto segregation continue to create school environments in which poor and minority students have little chance of succeeding. The result is a continuation of the school-to-prison pipeline that has been commonplace in the American education system for decades, despite federal, state and local efforts to curb the problem.
Did You Know?
Elmwood Park, 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 0.58, which is higher than the Illinois average of 0.3. The most diverse school in Elmwood Park is Sixteenth Avenue Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Illinois or in the USA.