Emerson Elementary School

119 S Woodlawn St
Wheaton, IL 60187
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Emerson Elementary School serves 314 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 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65-69% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Emerson Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

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 314 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2015)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students314 students
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Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
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School Comparison

Emerson Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% 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 Emerson Elementary School is 0.49, 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
#186 out of 3672 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
7%
5%
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Hispanic
12%
26%
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Black
6%
17%
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White
70%
48%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.490.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
21%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCUSD 200 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (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 and elementary school is Monroe Middle School (0.4 miles away)
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