Aurora West USD 129 School District

All
(17)
All
(17)
 
High
(2)
High
(2)
 
Middle
(5)
Middle
(5)
 
Elementary
(15)
Elementary
(15)
 
Pre-K
(9)
Pre-K
(9)
 
For the 2021 school year, there are 17 public schools serving 12,187 students in Aurora West USD 129 School District. Aurora West USD 129 School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Illinois.
The top ranked public schools in Aurora West USD 129 School District are Goodwin Elementary School, Fearn Elementary School and Freeman Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Public schools in Aurora West USD 129 School District have an average math proficiency score of 20% (versus the Illinois public school average of 32%), and reading proficiency score of 25% (versus the 37% statewide average). This district's average testing ranking is 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Illinois.
Minority enrollment is 75% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Illinois public school average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

School District NameAurora West USD 129 School District
School District Phone Number(630) 301-5000
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (IL)
# of Schools17 Schools4,239 Schools
# of Students12,187 Students1,991,734 Students
# of Teachers752 Teachers127,332 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1

District Comparison

Aurora West USD 129 School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 863 school districts in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-2018 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 82% has increased from 76% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#633 out of 944 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Aurora West USD 129  School District, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20%
32%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Aurora West USD 129  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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20%
37%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Aurora West USD 129  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 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
82%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Aurora West USD 129  School District and public school graduation rate of IL by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.590.68
# of American Indian Students32 Students5,549 Students
% American Indian Students
n/an/a
# of Asian Students382 Students101,257 Students
% Asian Students
3%
5%
# of Hispanic Students7,085 Students522,075 Students
% Hispanic Students
58%
26%
# of Black Students1,412 Students334,694 Students
% Black Students
12%
17%
# of White Students3,013 Students956,384 Students
% White Students
25%
48%
# of Hawaiian Students16 Students2,080 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students247 Students69,695 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
4%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:56979,846
# of Students in Kindergarten:780131,861
# of Students in 1st Grade:784137,299
# of Students in 2nd Grade:820139,617
# of Students in 3rd Grade:821145,128
# of Students in 4th Grade:897148,297
# of Students in 5th Grade:959150,789
# of Students in 6th Grade:943149,061
# of Students in 7th Grade:963148,598
# of Students in 8th Grade:925150,375
# of Students in 9th Grade:970158,615
# of Students in 10th Grade:1,011154,545
# of Students in 11th Grade:911149,814
# of Students in 12th Grade:834147,873
# of Ungraded Students: - 16

Fiscal Data Comparison

The revenue/student of $16,101 in this school district is less than the state median of $18,231. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $18,006 is higher than the state median of $17,733. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017This School DistrictThis State (IL)
Total Revenue$196 MM$14 MM
This chart display total revenue of Aurora West USD 129  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in IL by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$219 MM$14 MM
This chart display total spending of Aurora West USD 129  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in IL by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$16,101$18,231
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Aurora West USD 129  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in IL by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$18,006$17,733
This chart display average spending per public school student in Aurora West USD 129  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in IL by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Aurora West USD 129 School District Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Goodwin Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    18 Poplar Pl
    North Aurora, IL 60542
    (630) 301-5052

    Grades: PK-5 | 381 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Fearn Elementary School Math: 43% | Reading: 31%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    1600 Hawksley Ln
    North Aurora, IL 60542
    (630) 301-5001

    Grades: K-5 | 557 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Freeman Elementary School Math: 33% | Reading: 30%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    153 S Randall Rd
    Aurora, IL 60506
    (630) 301-5052

    Grades: PK-5 | 583 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Jewel Middle School Math: 24% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    1501 Waterford Rd
    North Aurora, IL 60542
    (630) 301-5052

    Grades: 6-8 | 669 students
  • Rank: #55.
    West Aurora High School Math: 22% | Reading: 27%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1201 W New York St
    Aurora, IL 60506
    (630) 301-5600

    Grades: 9-12 | 3,665 students
  • Rank: #66.
    Herget Middle School Math: 18% | Reading: 23%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1550 Deerpath Rd
    Aurora, IL 60506
    (630) 301-5052

    Grades: 6-8 | 722 students
  • Rank: #77.
    Jefferson Middle School Math: 14% | Reading: 28%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1151 Plum St
    Aurora, IL 60506
    (630) 301-5009

    Grades: 6-8 | 640 students
  • Rank: #88.
    Schneider Elementary School Math: 17% | Reading: 22%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    304 Banbury Rd
    North Aurora, IL 60542
    (630) 301-5052

    Grades: K-5 | 458 students
  • Rank: #99.
    Mccleery Elementary School Math: 21% | Reading: 17%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1002 W Illinois Ave
    Aurora, IL 60506
    (630) 301-5012

    Grades: PK-5 | 614 students
  • Rank: #1010.
    Nicholson Elementary School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    649 N Main St
    Montgomery, IL 60538
    (630) 301-5013

    Grades: K-5 | 311 students
  • Rank: #1111.
    Washington Middle School Math: 12% | Reading: 24%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    231 S Constitution
    Aurora, IL 60506
    (630) 301-5017

    Grades: 6-8 | 778 students
  • Rank: #1212.
    Smith Elementary School Math: 18% | Reading: 16%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1332 Robinwood Dr
    Aurora, IL 60506
    (630) 301-5052

    Grades: PK-5 | 456 students
  • Rank: #1313.
    Hill Elementary School Math: 16% | Reading: 19%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    724 Pennsylvania Ave
    Aurora, IL 60506
    (630) 301-5052

    Grades: PK-5 | 655 students
  • Rank: #1414.
    Hall Elementary School Math: 14% | Reading: 17%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2001 Heather Dr
    Aurora, IL 60506
    (630) 301-5052

    Grades: PK-5 | 564 students
  • Rank: #1515.
    Greenman Elementary School Math: 16% | Reading: 7%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    729 W Galena Blvd
    Aurora, IL 60506
    (630) 301-5052

    Grades: PK-5 | 604 students
  • Rank: #1616.
    Hope D Wall Tmh Child Dev Center Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    449 New Indian Trl
    Aurora, IL 60506
    (630) 301-5052

    Grades: PK-12 | 163 students
  • Rank: #1717.100 Oak Ave
    Aurora, IL 60506
    (630) 301-5016

    Grades: PK | 367 students
Recent Articles
Learn why teens appear de-motivated and how you can stimulate their motivation to achieve more in their academic and social endeavors.
Your child's public school could be the scene of asbestos. Learn about the risk factors and what schools have recently been impacted by the presence of asbestos.
While reading, writing, and arithmetic are the foundation of a child's education, financial literacy is growing in importance as well. Learn about public schools that are teaching financial literacy to their students.