Darien 61 School District
For the 2021 school year, there are 3 public schools in Darien 61 School District, serving 1,495 students. Darien 61 School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Illinois.
Public schools in Darien 61 School District have an average math proficiency score of 31% (versus the Illinois public school average of 32%), and reading proficiency score of 39% (versus the 37% statewide average). This district's average testing ranking is 6/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in Illinois.
Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Illinois public school average of 52% (majority Hispanic).
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is less than the Illinois public school average of 15:1.
|School District Name||Darien 61 School District|
|School District Phone Number||(630) 869-5720|
|School District Grades Offered||PK - 08|
|2017-2018 School Year Data||This School District||This State (IL)|
|# of Schools||3 Schools||4,240 Schools|
|# of Students||1,495 Students||1,991,759 Students|
|# of Teachers||118 Teachers||127,332 Teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||13:1||15:1|
Darien 61 School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 863 school districts in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-2018 school year.
|Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data||This School District||State Average (IL)|
Overall Testing Rank
|#395 out of 944 school districts|
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Students by Ethnicity:
|# of American Indian Students||1 Student||5,549 Students|
|% American Indian Students||n/a||n/a|
|# of Asian Students||116 Students||101,257 Students|
|% Asian Students|
|# of Hispanic Students||304 Students||522,077 Students|
|% Hispanic Students|
|# of Black Students||184 Students||334,713 Students|
|% Black Students|
|# of White Students||844 Students||956,384 Students|
|% White Students|
|# of Hawaiian Students||2 Students||2,080 Students|
|% of Hawaiian Students||n/a||n/a|
|# of Two or more races Students||44 Students||69,699 Students|
|% of Two or more races Students|
Students by Grade:
|# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:||88||79,846|
|# of Students in Kindergarten:||131||131,861|
|# of Students in 1st Grade:||156||137,299|
|# of Students in 2nd Grade:||158||139,617|
|# of Students in 3rd Grade:||142||145,128|
|# of Students in 4th Grade:||156||148,297|
|# of Students in 5th Grade:||166||150,789|
|# of Students in 6th Grade:||153||149,065|
|# of Students in 7th Grade:||179||148,606|
|# of Students in 8th Grade:||166||150,377|
|# of Students in 9th Grade:||-||158,621|
|# of Students in 10th Grade:||-||154,549|
|# of Students in 11th Grade:||-||149,815|
|# of Students in 12th Grade:||-||147,873|
|# of Ungraded Students:||-||16|
Fiscal Data Comparison
The revenue/student of $17,637 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 $17,064 is less than the state median of $17,733. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
|Definition of Terms 2016-2017||This School District||This State (IL)|
|Total Revenue||$26 MM||$14 MM|
|Spending||$26 MM||$14 MM|
|Revenue / Student||$17,637||$18,231|
|Revenue / Student||$17,064||$17,733|
Darien 61 School District Public Schools (2021)
- School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
- Lace Elementary School 7414 S Cass Ave
Darien, IL 60561
Grades: 3-5 | 465 students
- Eisenhower Junior High School 1410 75th St
Darien, IL 60561
Grades: 6-8 | 497 students
- Mark Delay School6801 Wilmette Ave
Darien, IL 60561
Grades: PK-2 | 533 students
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