Downers Grove Gsd 58 School District

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 13 public schools serving 5,135 students in Downers Grove Gsd 58 School District. This district's average testing ranking is 9/10, which is in the top 20% of public schools in Illinois.
Public Schools in Downers Grove Gsd 58 School District have an average math proficiency score of 48% (versus the Illinois public school average of 32%), and reading proficiency score of 50% (versus the 38% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Downers Grove Gsd 58 School District are Whittier Elementary School, Lester Elementary School and Fairmount Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Downers Grove Gsd 58 School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Illinois.
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Illinois public school average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Downers Grove Gsd 58 School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Illinois for:

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 20%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 20%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Downers Grove Gsd 58 School District
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 08
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (IL)
# Schools
13 Schools
4,228 Schools
# Students
5,135 Students
1,988,252 Students
# Teachers
295 Teachers
127,113 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
17:1

District Rank

Downers Grove Gsd 58 School District, which is ranked within the top 20% of all 863 school districts in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (IL)
Overall District Rank
#182 out of 946 school districts
(Top 20%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Downers Grove Gsd 58  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
33%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Downers Grove Gsd 58  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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
38%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Downers Grove Gsd 58  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 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.41
0.68
# American Indian Students
11 Students
5,547 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
262 Students
101,156 Students
% Asian Students
5%
5%
# Hispanic Students
547 Students
521,438 Students
% Hispanic Students
11%
26%
# Black Students
198 Students
333,842 Students
% Black Students
4%
17%
# White Students
3,895 Students
954,799 Students
% White Students
76%
48%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
2,072 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
222 Students
69,450 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
177
79,100
# Students in K Grade:
522
131,420
# Students in 1st Grade:
514
136,761
# Students in 2nd Grade:
579
139,116
# Students in 3rd Grade:
533
144,615
# Students in 4th Grade:
549
148,125
# Students in 5th Grade:
566
150,631
# Students in 6th Grade:
550
148,892
# Students in 7th Grade:
542
148,478
# Students in 8th Grade:
602
150,263
# Students in 9th Grade:
1
158,611
# Students in 10th Grade:
-
154,544
# Students in 11th Grade:
-
149,814
# Students in 12th Grade:
-
147,866
# Ungraded Students:
-
16

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $17,675 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 $17,575 is less than the state median of $17,733. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (IL)
Total Revenue
$91 MM
$14 MM
This chart display total revenue of Downers Grove Gsd 58  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
$90 MM
$14 MM
This chart display total spending of Downers Grove Gsd 58  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
$17,675
$18,231
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Downers Grove Gsd 58  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
$17,575
$17,733
This chart display average spending per public school student in Downers Grove Gsd 58  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.

Best Downers Grove Gsd 58 School District Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Whittier Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
536 Hill St
Downers Grove, IL 60515
(630) 719-5865
Grades: K-6
| 303 students
Rank: #22.
Lester Elementary School
Math: 61% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
236 Indianapolis Ave
Downers Grove, IL 60515
(630) 719-5855
Grades: K-6
| 504 students
Rank: #33.
Fairmount Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
6036 Blodgett Ave
Downers Grove, IL 60516
(630) 719-5830
Grades: K-6
| 341 students
Rank: #44.
Henry Puffer School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2220 Haddow Ave
Downers Grove, IL 60515
(630) 968-0294
Grades: PK-6
| 398 students
Rank: #55.
Herrick Middle School
Math: 50% | Reading: 49%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
(1)
4335 Middaugh Ave
Downers Grove, IL 60515
(630) 719-5810
Grades: 7-8
| 653 students
Rank: #66.
Highland Elementary School
Math: 44% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
3935 Highland Ave
Downers Grove, IL 60515
(630) 719-5835
Grades: K-6
| 386 students
Rank: #77.
Pierce Downer Elementary School
Math: 52% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1436 Grant St
Downers Grove, IL 60515
(630) 719-5860
Grades: K-6
| 363 students
Rank: #88.
Belle Aire Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
3935 Belle Aire Ln
Downers Grove, IL 60515
(630) 719-5820
Grades: K-6
| 252 students
Rank: #99.
Hillcrest Elementary School
Math: 42% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1435 Jefferson Ave
Downers Grove, IL 60516
(630) 719-5840
Grades: K-6
| 399 students
Rank: #1010.
Kingsley Elementary School
Math: 45% | Reading: 49%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
6509 Powell St
Downers Grove, IL 60516
(630) 719-5850
Grades: K-6
| 409 students
Rank: #1111.
Indian Trail Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
6235 Stonewall Ave
Downers Grove, IL 60516
(630) 719-5845
Grades: PK-6
| 388 students
Rank: #1212.
El Sierra Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
6835 Fairmount Ave
Downers Grove, IL 60516
(630) 719-5825
Grades: K-6
| 247 students
Rank: #1313.
O Neill Middle School
Math: 40% | Reading: 35%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
635 59th St
Downers Grove, IL 60516
(630) 719-5815
Grades: 7-8
| 492 students

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: PK - 08
  • Students: 5,135 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 24%
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 20% in IL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 48%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.41

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