Gower West Elementary School

7650 Clarendon Hills
Willowbrook, IL 60527
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
10/
10
Top 5%
Gower West Elementary School serves 489 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
Gower West Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70-74% (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.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Gower West Elementary School's student population of 489 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students489 students
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Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

Gower West Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% 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 Gower West Elementary School is 0.58, 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
#129 out of 3672 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
17%
5%
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Hispanic
6%
26%
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Black
3%
17%
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White
62%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
11%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.580.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
10%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
9%
27%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGower 62 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Gower West Elementary School is Hinsdale South High School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Gower Middle School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Concord Elementary School (1.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Darien Hinsdale South High School Math: 42% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,483 student
    0.4 miles
    7401 Clarendon Hills
    Darien, IL 60561
    (630) 468-4000
    0.4 9-12 1,483
  • Darien Ladse Learning Center Special Education School
    Grades: Inquire with school
    0.4 miles
    7302 Clarendon Hills
    Darien, IL 60561
    (708) 482-1174
    0.4 Inquire with school n/a
  • Darien Concord Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-4 | 462 students
    1.0 miles
    1019 Concord Pl
    Darien, IL 60561
    (331) 481-4011
    1 PK-4 462
  • Darien Lace Elementary School Math: 36% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 3-5 | 465 students
    1.0 miles
    7414 S Cass Ave
    Darien, IL 60561
    (630) 968-2589
    1 3-5 465
  • Willowbrook Gower Middle School Math: 54% | Reading: 61%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 5-8 | 391 students
    1.1 miles
    7941 S Madison St
    Willowbrook, IL 60527
    (630) 323-8275
    1.1 5-8 391

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