1101 Dartmouth St
Wilmette, IL 60091
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Harper Elementary School serves 411 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
Harper Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 33%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Harper Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Harper Elementary School's student population of 411 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-4
Total Students
411 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
29 teachers
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School Rankings

Harper Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 3,655 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Harper Elementary School is 0.32, 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 Data
This School
State Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#767 out of 3655 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
6%
5%
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Hispanic
5%
26%
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Black
n/a
17%
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White
82%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.32
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Eligible for Free Lunch
2%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
1%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-4
  • Students: 411 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 18%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in IL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.32 (Btm 50%)

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