Dryden Elementary School

722 S Dryden Pl
Arlington Heights, IL 60005
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
8/
10
Top 30%
Dryden Elementary School serves 501 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Dryden Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 51% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 44% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Dryden Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

Dryden Elementary School's student population of 501 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students501 students
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Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

Dryden 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 Dryden Elementary School is 0.29, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#860 out of 3672 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
6%
5%
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Hispanic
8%
26%
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Black
1%
17%
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White
84%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.290.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
9%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
4%
27%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameArlington Heights 25 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Dryden Elementary School is Miner School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is South Middle School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Westbrook Early Learning Center (0.8 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Mount Prospect Westbrook Early Learning Center
    Grades: PK-1 | 540 students
    0.8 miles
    103 S Busse Rd
    Mount Prospect, IL 60056
    (847) 394-7340
    0.8 PK-1 540
  • Arlington Heights Miner School Special Education School
    Grades: 12 | 92 students
    0.9 miles
    1101 E Miner St
    Arlington Heights, IL 60004
    (847) 463-8400
    0.9 12 92
  • Arlington Heights South Middle School Math: 50% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 6-8 | 904 students
    0.9 miles
    400 S Highland Ave
    Arlington Heights, IL 60005
    (847) 398-4250
    0.9 6-8 904
  • Arlington Heights Windsor Elementary School Math: 47% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-5 | 523 students
    1.0 miles
    1315 E Miner St
    Arlington Heights, IL 60004
    (847) 398-4297
    1 K-5 523
  • Mount Prospect Forest View Elementary School Math: 33% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 422 students
    1.1 miles
    1901 W Estates Dr
    Mount Prospect, IL 60056
    (847) 593-4359
    1.1 K-5 422

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