Berkeley SD 87 School District

1200 N Wolf Rd
Berkeley, IL 60163-1219
(District boundaries shown in map)
2/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

Berkeley SD 87 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 2 public preschools serving 804 students in Berkeley SD 87 School District.
Public Preschools in Berkeley SD 87 School District have a diversity score of 0.45, which is less than the Illinois public preschool average of 0.70.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Illinois public preschool average of 58% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (IL)
# Schools
6 Schools
1,358 Schools
# Students
2,429 Students
496,689 Students
# Teachers
193 Teachers
36,997 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1

District Rank

Berkeley SD 87 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.
This School District
State Average (IL)
#782 out of 926 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Berkeley SD 87  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
11%
28%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Berkeley SD 87  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.
15%
32%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Berkeley SD 87  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.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.45
0.70
# American Indian Students
2 Students
1,181 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
25 Students
20,150 Students
% Asian Students
1%
4%
# Hispanic Students
1,711 Students
149,253 Students
% Hispanic Students
70%
30%
# Black Students
571 Students
96,181 Students
% Black Students
24%
19%
# White Students
88 Students
210,834 Students
% White Students
4%
43%
# Hawaiian Students
2 Students
490 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
30 Students
18,591 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
156
66,224
# Students in K Grade:
203
72,411
# Students in 1st Grade:
220
68,083
# Students in 2nd Grade:
224
63,465
# Students in 3rd Grade:
250
53,440
# Students in 4th Grade:
230
51,656
# Students in 5th Grade:
271
47,114
# Students in 6th Grade:
264
27,807
# Students in 7th Grade:
300
22,933
# Students in 8th Grade:
311
23,506
# Students in 9th Grade:
-
29
# Students in 10th Grade:
-
3
# Students in 11th Grade:
-
3
# Students in 12th Grade:
-
15
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $22,494 is higher than the state median of $22,162. The school district revenue/student has grown by 7% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $21,599 is higher than the state median of $21,409. The school district spending/student has grown by 15% over four school years.
This School District
This State (IL)
Total Revenue
$55 MM
$41,381 MM
This chart display total revenue of Berkeley SD 87  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
$53 MM
$39,976 MM
This chart display total spending of Berkeley SD 87  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
$22,494
$22,162
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Berkeley SD 87  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
$21,599
$21,409
This chart display average spending per public school student in Berkeley SD 87  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 Berkeley SD 87 School District Public Preschools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Whittier Primary School
(Math: 12% | Reading: 24% )
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
338 Whitehall Ave
Melrose Park, IL 60164
(708) 449-3175
Grades: PK-2
| 374 students
Rank: #22.
Jefferson Primary School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 15-19% )
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
225 46th Ave
Bellwood, IL 60104
(708) 449-3165
Grades: PK-2
| 430 students

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 6 schools
  • Grades: PK-08
  • Enrollment: 2,429 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 96%
  • : Bottom 50% in IL
  • : 11% (Btm 50%)
  • : 15% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

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