Aurora East USD 131 School District

310 Seminary Ave
Aurora, IL 60505-4768
(District boundaries shown in map)
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Top Rankings

Aurora East USD 131 School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Illinois for:

Category
Attribute
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 17 public elementary schools serving 8,701 students in Aurora East USD 131 School District. This district's average elementary testing ranking is 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public elementary schools in Illinois.
Public Elementary Schools in Aurora East USD 131 School District have an average math proficiency score of 6% (versus the Illinois public elementary school average of 26%), and reading proficiency score of 12% (versus the 30% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Illinois public elementary school average of 54% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (IL)
# Schools
20 Schools
3,096 Schools
# Students
12,894 Students
1,197,862 Students
# Teachers
805 Teachers
88,881 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
17:1

District Rank

Aurora East USD 131 School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 918 school districts in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 71% has increased from 61% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (IL)
#885 out of 926 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Aurora East USD 131  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
5%
28%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Aurora East USD 131  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of IL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
11%
32%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Aurora East USD 131  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of IL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
(17-18)
71%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Aurora East USD 131  School District and public school graduation rate of IL by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.23
0.69
# American Indian Students
56 Students
2,945 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
77 Students
64,865 Students
% Asian Students
1%
6%
# Hispanic Students
11,270 Students
321,340 Students
% Hispanic Students
87%
27%
# Black Students
930 Students
203,814 Students
% Black Students
7%
17%
# White Students
356 Students
551,896 Students
% White Students
3%
46%
# Hawaiian Students
19 Students
1,168 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
186 Students
51,802 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
564
51,532
# Students in K Grade:
819
120,357
# Students in 1st Grade:
828
127,110
# Students in 2nd Grade:
838
127,741
# Students in 3rd Grade:
871
127,543
# Students in 4th Grade:
861
129,635
# Students in 5th Grade:
952
133,910
# Students in 6th Grade:
979
135,715
# Students in 7th Grade:
971
116,853
# Students in 8th Grade:
1,018
120,230
# Students in 9th Grade:
1,184
2,044
# Students in 10th Grade:
1,083
1,799
# Students in 11th Grade:
1,029
1,672
# Students in 12th Grade:
897
1,721
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $18,067 in this school district is less than the state median of $22,162. The school district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $19,967 is less than the state median of $21,409. The school district spending/student has grown by 30% over four school years.
This School District
This State (IL)
Total Revenue
$233 MM
$41,381 MM
This chart display total revenue of Aurora East USD 131  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in IL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$258 MM
$39,976 MM
This chart display total spending of Aurora East USD 131  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in IL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$18,067
$22,162
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Aurora East USD 131  School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in IL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$19,967
$21,409
This chart display average spending per public school student in Aurora East USD 131  School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in IL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Aurora East USD 131 School District Public Elementary Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Fred Rodgers Magnet Academy
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
157 N Root St
Aurora, IL 60505
(630) 299-7175
Grades: 4-8
| 271 students
Rank: #22.
C I Johnson Elementary School
(Math: 6-9% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1934 Liberty St
Aurora, IL 60502
(630) 299-5400
Grades: K-5
| 424 students
Rank: #3 - 43. - 4.
Oak Park Elementary School
(Math: ≤10% | Reading: 11-19%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1200 Front St
Aurora, IL 60505
(630) 299-8250
Grades: PK-5
| 325 students
Rank: #3 - 43. - 4.
W S Beaupre Elementary School
(Math: ≤10% | Reading: 11-19%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
954 E Benton St
Aurora, IL 60505
(630) 299-5390
Grades: PK-5
| 208 students
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
Edna Rollins Elementary School
(Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
950 Kane St
Aurora, IL 60505
(630) 299-5480
Grades: PK-5
| 500 students
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
Rose E Krug Elementary School
(Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
240 Melrose Ave
Aurora, IL 60505
(630) 299-5280
Grades: PK-5
| 292 students
Rank: #77.
John Gates Elementary School
(Math: ≤10% | Reading: 6-9%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
800 7th Ave
Aurora, IL 60505
(630) 299-5600
Grades: PK-5
| 444 students
Rank: #8 - 118. - 11.
C M Bardwell Elementary School
(Math: ≤5% | Reading: 10-14%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
550 S Lincoln Ave
Aurora, IL 60505
(630) 299-5300
Grades: PK-5
| 702 students
Rank: #8 - 118. - 11.
G N Dieterich Elementary School
(Math: ≤5% | Reading: 10-14%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1141 Jackson St
Aurora, IL 60505
(630) 299-8280
Grades: PK-5
| 484 students
Rank: #8 - 118. - 11.
Mabel O Donnell Elementary School
(Math: ≤5% | Reading: 10-14%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1640 Reckinger Rd
Aurora, IL 60505
(630) 299-8300
Grades: PK-5
| 367 students
Rank: #8 - 118. - 11.
Nicholas A Hermes Elementary School
(Math: ≤5% | Reading: 10-14%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1000 Jungles Ave
Aurora, IL 60505
(630) 299-8200
Grades: PK-5
| 616 students
Rank: #1212.
Henry W Cowherd Middle School
(Math: 5% | Reading: 9%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
441 N Farnsworth Ave
Aurora, IL 60505
(630) 299-5900
Grades: 6-8
| 921 students
Rank: #13 - 1413. - 14.
C F Simmons Middle School
(Math: ≤5% | Reading: 6-9%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1130 Sheffer Rd
Aurora, IL 60505
(630) 299-4150
Grades: 6-8
| 827 students
Rank: #13 - 1413. - 14.
L D Brady Elementary School
(Math: ≤5% | Reading: 6-9%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
600 Columbia St
Aurora, IL 60505
(630) 299-5425
Grades: PK-5
| 300 students
Rank: #1515.
Olney C Allen Elementary School
(Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
700 S Farnsworth Ave
Aurora, IL 60505
(630) 299-5200
Grades: PK-5
| 761 students
Rank: #1616.
K D Waldo Middle School
(Math: 2% | Reading: 4%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
56 Jackson St
Aurora, IL 60505
(630) 299-8400
Grades: 6-8
| 949 students
Rank: n/an/a
250 E Indian Trl
Aurora, IL 60505
(630) 299-5554
Grades: K-2
| 310 students

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 20 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 12,894 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • : 71% (Btm 50% in IL)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 5% (Btm 50%)
  • : 11% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

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