Ideal Elementary School

9901 W 58th St
La Grange, IL 60525
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Ideal Elementary School serves 272 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15-19% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Ideal Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

Ideal Elementary School's student population of 272 students has declined by 22% over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students272 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

Ideal Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Ideal Elementary School is 0.52, 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
#2262 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
2%
5%
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Hispanic
64%
26%
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Black
5%
17%
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White
26%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.520.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
65%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLa Grange 105 South School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Ideal Elementary School is Lyons Township High School (2.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Wm F Gurrie Middle School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Spring Ave Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
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