Darien 61 School District

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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.
The top ranked public schools in Darien 61 School District are Lace Elementary School, Eisenhower Junior High School and Mark Delay School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
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.

Overview

School District NameDarien 61 School District
School District Phone Number(630) 869-5720
School District Grades OfferedPK - 08
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (IL)
# of Schools3 Schools4,240 Schools
# of Students1,495 Students1,991,759 Students
# of Teachers118 Teachers127,332 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1

District Comparison

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 DataThis School DistrictState Average (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#395 out of 944 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Darien  61  School District, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
32%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Darien  61  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)
31%
37%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Darien  61  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.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.620.68
# of American Indian Students1 Student5,549 Students
% American Indian Students
n/an/a
# of Asian Students116 Students101,257 Students
% Asian Students
8%
5%
# of Hispanic Students304 Students522,077 Students
% Hispanic Students
20%
26%
# of Black Students184 Students334,713 Students
% Black Students
12%
17%
# of White Students844 Students956,384 Students
% White Students
57%
48%
# of Hawaiian Students2 Students2,080 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students44 Students69,699 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
4%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:8879,846
# of Students in Kindergarten:131131,861
# of Students in 1st Grade:156137,299
# of Students in 2nd Grade:158139,617
# of Students in 3rd Grade:142145,128
# of Students in 4th Grade:156148,297
# of Students in 5th Grade:166150,789
# of Students in 6th Grade:153149,065
# of Students in 7th Grade:179148,606
# of Students in 8th Grade:166150,377
# 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 2016-2017This School DistrictThis State (IL)
Total Revenue$26 MM$14 MM
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Spending$26 MM$14 MM
This chart display total spending of Darien  61  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$17,637$18,231
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Darien  61  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$17,064$17,733
This chart display average spending per public school student in Darien  61  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.

Darien 61 School District Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Lace Elementary School Math: 36% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    7414 S Cass Ave
    Darien, IL 60561
    (630) 968-2589

    Grades: 3-5 | 465 students
  • Eisenhower Junior High School Math: 27% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    1410 75th St
    Darien, IL 60561
    (630) 964-5200

    Grades: 6-8 | 497 students
  • Mark Delay School
    6801 Wilmette Ave
    Darien, IL 60561
    (630) 852-0200

    Grades: PK-2 | 533 students
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