Forest Glen Elementary School

  • Forest Glen Elementary School serves 646 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 67% (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 51% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Forest Glen Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Forest Glen Elementary School's student population of 646 students has grown by 19% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 38 teachers has grown by 15% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students646 students
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Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Forest Glen Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Forest Glen Elementary School is 0.54, 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#431 out of 3672 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
67%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
13%
5%
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Hispanic
14%
26%
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Black
3%
17%
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White
65%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score0.540.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
18%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGlen Ellyn 41 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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