Wells Elementary School

Wells Elementary School serves 467 students in grades PK - 4.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the IL average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 70% 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.

School Overview

The student population of 467 students has grown by 20% over five years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has grown by 11% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-4
Total Students 467 students
Wells Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Wells Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 29 teachers
Wells Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Wells Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.70 is more than the state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 18:1
Wells Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
2%
4%
Wells Elementary School Asian Students (1988-2014)
Hispanic
22%
25%
Wells Elementary School Black Students (1988-2014)
Black
40%
17%
Wells Elementary School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
30%
50%
Wells Elementary School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
6%
3%
Wells Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Wells Elementary School 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.
0.70 0.31
Wells Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
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.
57%
47%
Wells Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2002-2014)
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.
3%
3%
Wells Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,774 students has grown by 12% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,666 is less than the state average of $11,118. The district revenue/student has grown by 10% over four years.
The district spending/student of $11,634 is higher than the state average of $11,218. The district spending/student has grown by 30% over four years.
School District Name East Moline 37 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
3
Number of Students Managed 2,774 938
East Moline   37 School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $27 MM $11 MM
East Moline   37 School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $30 MM $11 MM
East Moline   37 School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $10,666 $11,118
East Moline   37 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $11,634 $11,218
East Moline   37 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public 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 Grades Students
  • East MolineGlenview Middle School
    0.8 miles | Grades: 5-8 | 1096 students3100 7th St
    East MolineIL 61244
    (309)755-1919
    0.85-81096
  • East MolineBlack Hawk Ed Center
    Special Education School
    0.9 miles | Grades: KG-12 | 140 students4680 11th St
    East MolineIL 61244
    (309)743-1460
    0.9KG-12140
  • East MolineRidgewood Elementary School
    0.9 miles | Grades: KG-4 | 447 students814 30th Ave
    East MolineIL 61244
    (309)755-1585
    0.9KG-4447
  • MolineBenjamin Franklin Elementary School
    1.1 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 268 students5312 11th Ave C
    MolineIL 61265
    (309)743-1607
    1.1KG-5268
  • MolineJane Addams Elementary School
    1.2 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 316 students3520 53rd St
    MolineIL 61265
    (309)743-1601
    1.2KG-5316

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