Edgar A Poe Elementary School

  • Edgar A Poe Elementary School serves 465 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 55-59% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 35-39% (which is approximately equal to the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 51%.

School Overview

  • Edgar A Poe Elementary School's student population of 465 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students465 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Edgar A Poe Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Edgar A Poe Elementary School is 0.55, which is less 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#1780 out of 3,544 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
32%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
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Asian
29%
5%
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Hispanic
8%
26%
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Black
1%
17%
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White
60%
49%
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Two or more races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score0.550.67
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Eligible for Free Lunch
29%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWheeling CCSD 21 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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