6835 Fairmount Ave
Downers Grove, IL 60516
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
El Sierra Elementary School serves 262 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
El Sierra Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 33%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year.
Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 53% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

El Sierra Elementary School's student population of 262 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
262 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers (18-19)
15 teachers
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School Rankings

El Sierra Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 3,655 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of El Sierra Elementary School is 0.59, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#1102 out of 3655 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
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15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
5%
5%
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Hispanic
22%
27%
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Black
8%
17%
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White
60%
47%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
13%
27%
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Students: 262 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 40%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in IL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.59

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