Dirksen Elementary School
Dirksen Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:
- Category Attribute
- Math Proficiency Highest math proficiency (Top 20%)
- Percent Eligible For Free Lunch Largest percent of students eligible for free lunch (Top 20%)
Dirksen Elementary School's student population of 944 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
|Grades Offered||Grades Prekindergarten-8|
|Total Students||944 students|
|Total Classroom Teachers||38 teachers|
|Students by Grade|
Dirksen Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 3,672 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Dirksen Elementary School is 0.43, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
|Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data||This School||State Level (IL)|
Overall Testing Rank
|#741 out of 3672 schools|
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
|Student : Teacher Ratio||25:1||15:1|
|Two or more races||n/a|
|All Ethnic Groups|
|Eligible for Free Lunch|
|Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)|
|School Statewide Testing||View Education Department Test Scores|
|School District Name||City Of Chicago 299 School District|
Nearby Public Schools
The nearest high school to Dirksen Elementary School is Ridgewood Community High School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Pennoyer Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
- School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
- Harwood Heights J Leigh Elementary School Grades: PK-4 | 614 students
8151 W Lawrence Ave
Harwood Heights, IL 60706
(708) 456-8848 0.7 PK-4 614
- Schiller Park Washington Elementary School Grades: 4-5 | 289 students
4835 Michigan Ave
Schiller Park, IL 60176
(847) 671-1816 1.5 4-5 289
- Chicago Oriole Park Elementary School Grades: PK-8 | 751 students
5424 N Oketo Ave
Chicago, IL 60656
(773) 534-1201 1.6 PK-8 751
- Harwood Heights J Giles Elementary School Grades: 5-8 | 478 students
4251 N Oriole Ave
Harwood Heights, IL 60706
(708) 583-2068 1.7 5-8 478
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