Dirksen Elementary School (Closed 2004)

Dirksen Elementary School serves 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 53% (majority Hispanic and Black).

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
225 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
9 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

This School
State Level (IL)
Student : Teacher Ratio
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14:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
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5%
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Hispanic
33%
27%
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%
47%
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
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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.
0.67
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%
43%
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%
4%
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.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

How many students attend Dirksen Elementary School?
225 students attend Dirksen Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
38% of Dirksen Elementary School students are White, 33% of students are Hispanic, and 29% of students are Black.
What grades does Dirksen Elementary School offer ?
Dirksen Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Dirksen Elementary School part of?
Dirksen Elementary School is part of Joliet Public School District 86.

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