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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 2 top public schools in Gower 62 School District, serving 875 students.
  • Public school in Gower 62 School District have an average math proficiency score of 59% (versus Illinois public school average of 32%), and reading proficiency score of 66% (versus 38% Illinois statewide average). This district's average school ranking is in the top 5% of public schools in Illinois.
  • The school with the highest math and reading proficiency is Gower West Elementary School, with 65-69% math proficiency and 70-74% reading proficiency. Read more about public school math/reading proficiency statistics in Illinois or national school math/reading proficiency statistics.
  • Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Asian) , 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 16:1.

Overview

School District NameGower 62 School District
School District Phone Number(630)986-5383
School District Grades OfferedPK - 08
2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (IL)
# of Schools2 Schools4,229 Schools
# of Students875 Students2,015,438 Students
# of Teachers67 Teachers128,393 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio13:116:1

District Comparison

  • Gower 62 School District, which is ranked within the top 10% of all 862 school districts in Illinois (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017 school year.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (IL)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
32%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Gower  62  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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
38%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Gower  62  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 2016-17 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.580.67
# of American Indian Students3 Students8,384 Students
% American Indian Students
n/an/a
# of Asian Students149 Students98,341 Students
% Asian Students
17%
5%
# of Hispanic Students64 Students517,419 Students
% Hispanic Students
7%
26%
# of Black Students37 Students344,186 Students
% Black Students
4%
17%
# of White Students540 Students976,714 Students
% White Students
62%
49%
# of Hawaiian Studentsn/a2,131 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students82 Students68,247 Students
% of Two or more races Students
10%
3%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:6079,552
# of Students in Kindergarten:83134,618
# of Students in 1st Grade:83140,308
# of Students in 2nd Grade:89144,297
# of Students in 3rd Grade:85150,107
# of Students in 4th Grade:84151,617
# of Students in 5th Grade:85149,368
# of Students in 6th Grade:103149,606
# of Students in 7th Grade:92151,371
# of Students in 8th Grade:111150,179
# of Students in 9th Grade: - 159,443
# of Students in 10th Grade: - 157,882
# of Students in 11th Grade: - 150,206
# of Students in 12th Grade: - 146,880
# of Ungraded Students: - 4

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $15,769 is higher than the state average of $14,514. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $14,503 is less than the state average of $14,861. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (IL)
Total Revenue$14 MM$11 MM
This chart display total revenue of Gower  62  School District and average revenue for each school distric in IL by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$13 MM$11 MM
This chart display total spending of Gower  62  School District and average spending for each school distric in IL by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$15,769$14,514
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Gower  62  School District and average revenue per public school student in IL by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending / Student$14,503$14,861
This chart display average spending per public school student in Gower  62  School District and average spending per public school student in IL by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Gower 62 School District Public Schools (2020)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency | IL School Rank) Location
    Grades
    Students
  • Willowbrook Gower Middle School Magnet School
    Math: 55% / Reading: 64% | Top 10%
    7941 S Madison St
    Willowbrook, IL 60527
    (630)323-8275

    Grades: 5-8 | 391 students
  • Willowbrook Gower West Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 65-69% / Reading: 70-74% | Top 5%
    7650 Clarendon Hills
    Willowbrook, IL 60527
    (630)323-6446

    Grades: PK-4 | 484 students
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