Emerson Elementary School

  • Emerson Elementary School serves 309 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 60-64% (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 70-74% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Emerson Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 51%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Emerson Elementary School's student population of 309 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 21 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2015)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students309 students
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Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Emerson Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% of all 3,679 schools in Illinois (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Emerson Elementary School is 0.50, 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#134 out of 3679 schools
(Top 5%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
32%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)70-74%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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Asian
6%
5%
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Hispanic
13%
26%
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Black
8%
17%
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White
69%
49%
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Two or more races
4%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Emerson Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.500.67
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Eligible for Free Lunch
18%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCUSD 200 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school to Emerson Elementary School is Dupage Alop (1.0 miles away)
  • The nearest middle school, elementary school is Monroe Middle School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Wheaton Monroe Middle School Magnet School
    Grades: 6-8 | 769 students
    0.4 miles
    1855 Manchester Rd
    Wheaton, IL 60187
    (630)682-2285
    0.4 6-8 769
  • Wheaton Jefferson Early Childhood Center Magnet School
    Grades: PK | 149 students
    0.6 miles
    130 N Hazelton Ave
    Wheaton, IL 60187
    (630)682-2474
    0.6 PK 149
  • Wheaton Franklin Middle School Magnet School
    Grades: 6-8 | 700 students
    0.9 miles
    211 E Franklin St
    Wheaton, IL 60187
    (630)682-2060
    0.9 6-8 700
  • Wheaton Carl Sandburg Elementary School Magnet School
    Grades: K-5 | 383 students
    1.0 miles
    1345 Jewell Rd
    Wheaton, IL 60187
    (630)682-2105
    1.0 K-5 383
  • Wheaton Dupage Alop Alternative School
    Magnet School
    Grades: 6-12 | 8 students
    1.0 miles
    421 N County Farm Rd
    Wheaton, IL 60187
    (630)407-5772
    1.0 6-12 8

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