Dirksen Elementary School (Closed 2004)

Dirksen Elementary School served 225 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Minority enrollment was 62% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which was higher than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic and Black).

School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students225 students
This chart display total students of Dirksen Elementary School by year, with the latest 2002-03 school year data.
Total Classroom Teachers9 teachers
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Students by Grade This chart display the students of Dirksen Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2003-2004 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Student : Teacher Ration/a15:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Dirksen Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Illinois by year, with the latest 2002-03 school year data.
American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Dirksen Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2001-02 school year data.
Hispanic
33%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Dirksen Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2002-03 school year data.
Black
29%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Dirksen Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2002-03 school year data.
White
38%
48%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Dirksen Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2002-03 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
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4%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Dirksen Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score
0.670.68
This chart display the diversity score of Dirksen Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Illinois by year, with the latest 2002-03 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
37%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Dirksen Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2002-03 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
2%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Dirksen Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2002-03 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJoliet PSD 86 School District
Source: 2003-2004 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Dirksen Elementary School is Joliet West High School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Rockdale Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Joliet Rockdale Elementary School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 275 students
    0.2 miles
    715 Meadow Ave
    Joliet, IL 60436
    (815) 725-5321
    0.2 K-8 275
  • Joliet Dirksen Junior High School Math: 13% | Reading: 22%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 707 students
    0.9 miles
    203 S Midland Ave
    Joliet, IL 60436
    (815) 729-1566
    0.9 6-8 707
  • Joliet Lynne Thigpen Elementary School Math: 11% | Reading: 16%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 657 students
    0.9 miles
    207 S Midland Ave
    Joliet, IL 60436
    (815) 741-7629
    0.9 K-5 657
  • Joliet Marycrest Early Childhood Center
    Grades: PK-K | 342 students
    1.4 miles
    303 Purdue Ct
    Joliet, IL 60436
    (815) 725-1100
    1.4 PK-K 342
  • Joliet Pershing Elementary School Math: 11% | Reading: 15%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 588 students
    1.4 miles
    251 N Midland Ave
    Joliet, IL 60435
    (815) 725-0986
    1.4 K-5 588
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