Elmwood Park High School

  • Elmwood Park High School serves 891 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 35% (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 39% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 51%.

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School Overview

  • Elmwood Park High School's student population of 891 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 62 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students891 students
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Total Classroom Teachers62 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Elmwood Park High School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Elmwood Park High School is 0.55, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.32. 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#1773 out of 3,544 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
32%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
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Asian
2%
5%
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Hispanic
49%
26%
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Black
3%
17%
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White
46%
49%
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Two or more races
n/a
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Elmwood Park High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.550.32
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Graduation Rate
91%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
40%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameElmwood Park CUSD 401 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • River Grove River Grove Elementary School Magnet School
    Grades: PK-8 | 701 students
    0.4 miles
    2650 Thatcher Ave
    River Grove, IL 60171
    (708)453-6172
    0.4 PK-8 701
  • Elmwood Park Early Childhood Center Magnet School
    Grades: PK-K | 229 students
    0.7 miles
    4 W Conti Pkwy
    Elmwood Park, IL 60707
    (708)583-5860
    0.7 PK-K 229
  • Elmwood Park Elmwood Elementary School Magnet School
    Grades: 1-6 | 569 students
    0.7 miles
    2319 N 76th Ave
    Elmwood Park, IL 60707
    (708)452-6254
    0.7 1-6 569
  • Elmwood Park John Mills Elementary School Magnet School
    Grades: 1-6 | 606 students
    0.9 miles
    2824 N 76th Ave
    Elmwood Park, IL 60707
    (708)452-3560
    0.9 1-6 606
  • Elmwood Park Elm Middle School Magnet School
    Grades: 7-8 | 458 students
    1.0 miles
    7607 W Cortland St
    Elmwood Park, IL 60707
    (708)452-3550
    1.0 7-8 458

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