Everett Dirksen Elementary School

  • Everett Dirksen Elementary School serves 456 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 57% (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 74% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 38%) 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 44% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 51%.

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School Overview

  • Everett Dirksen Elementary School's student population of 456 students has grown by 13% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students456 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Everett Dirksen Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Everett Dirksen Elementary School is 0.60, 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#222 out of 3,544 schools
(Top 10%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
32%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
74%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Everett Dirksen Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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Asian
29%
5%
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Hispanic
9%
26%
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Black
3%
17%
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White
56%
49%
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Two or more races
3%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Everett Dirksen Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.600.67
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Eligible for Free Lunch
12%
46%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSchaumburg CCSD 54 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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