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 17% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 44 teachers has grown by 12% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 783 students
Gwendolyn Brooks Elementary School Total Students (1997-2015)
Gender % Gwendolyn Brooks Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 44 teachers
Gwendolyn Brooks Elementary School Total Teachers (1997-2015)
Students by Grade Gwendolyn Brooks Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.68 is more than the state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 16:1
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)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Gwendolyn Brooks Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
4%
3%
Gwendolyn Brooks Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Gwendolyn Brooks Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown IL 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.
0.68 0.31
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 $13,529 in this district is less than the state average of $16,005. The district revenue/student has grown by 23% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $13,021 is less than the state average of $14,988. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Indian Prairie Cusd 204 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
33
3
Number of Students Managed 28,163 753
Indian Prairie Cusd 204 School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $388 MM $12 MM
Indian Prairie Cusd 204 School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $374 MM $11 MM
Indian Prairie Cusd 204 School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $13,529 $16,005
Indian Prairie Cusd 204 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $13,021 $14,988
Indian Prairie Cusd 204 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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