Gwendolyn Brooks Elementary School

  • Gwendolyn Brooks Elementary School serves 783 students in grades KG-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the IL average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Asian), which is more than the state average of 51%.
  • Gwendolyn Brooks Elementary School operates within the Indian Prairie Cusd 204 School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 783 students has grown by 20% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 44 teachers has grown by 18% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades KG-5
Total Students783 students
Gwendolyn Brooks Elementary School Total Students (1997-2015)
Gender %Gwendolyn Brooks Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers44 teachers
Gwendolyn Brooks Elementary School Total Teachers (1997-2015)
Students by GradeGwendolyn Brooks Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(IL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1
Gwendolyn Brooks Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1997-2015)
Asian
27%
5%
Gwendolyn Brooks Elementary School Asian Students (1997-2015)
Hispanic
14%
25%
Gwendolyn Brooks Elementary School Black Students (1997-2015)
Black
7%
17%
Gwendolyn Brooks Elementary School Black Students (1997-2015)
White
48%
49%
Gwendolyn Brooks Elementary School White Students (1997-2015)
Two or more races
4%
3%
Gwendolyn Brooks Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsGwendolyn Brooks Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownIL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.680.67
Gwendolyn Brooks Elementary School Diversity Score (1997-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
16%
52%
Gwendolyn Brooks Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2010-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
2%
2%
Gwendolyn Brooks Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2010-2015)

District Comparison

  • Indian Prairie Cusd 204 School District's student population of 28,163 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $11,852 is higher than the state average of $11,118. The district revenue/student has declined by 12% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $12,656 is higher than the state average of $11,218. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameIndian Prairie Cusd 204 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
33
3
Number of Students Managed28,163753
Indian Prairie Cusd 204 School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$344 MM$11 MM
Indian Prairie Cusd 204 School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$367 MM$11 MM
Indian Prairie Cusd 204 School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$11,852$11,118
Indian Prairie Cusd 204 School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$12,656$11,218
Indian Prairie Cusd 204 School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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