Frank C Whiteley Elementary School

  • Frank C Whiteley Elementary School serves 588 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 66% (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 53% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Frank C Whiteley 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 20%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Illinois state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52%.

Top Placements

Frank C Whiteley Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

  • Frank C Whiteley Elementary School's student population of 588 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 38 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2003)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students588 students
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Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Frank C Whiteley Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% 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 decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Frank C Whiteley Elementary School is 0.63, 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 School Rank (16-17)#386 out of 3679 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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Asian
45%
5%
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Hispanic
9%
26%
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Black
3%
17%
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White
40%
48%
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Two or more races
3%
3%
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Diversity Score0.630.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
12%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePalatine CCSD 15 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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