Dawes Elementary School

  • Dawes Elementary School serves 375 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 30-34% (which is approximately equal to the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Dawes Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 75% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 51%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Dawes Elementary School's student population of 375 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students375 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Dawes Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,679 schools in Illinois (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 11:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Dawes Elementary School is 0.71, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.67. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank#1937 out of 3679 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
32%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:116:1
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Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
37%
26%
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Black
31%
17%
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White
25%
49%
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Two or more races
6%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Dawes Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.710.67
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Eligible for Free Lunch
49%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Dawes Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameEvanston CCSD 65 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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