Joliet PSD 86 School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 21 public schools serving 11,344 students in Joliet PSD 86 School District. This district's average testing ranking is 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Illinois.
Public Schools in Joliet PSD 86 School District have an average math proficiency score of 15% (versus the Illinois public school average of 32%), and reading proficiency score of 19% (versus the 38% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Joliet PSD 86 School District are Eisenhower Academy, Thomas Jefferson Elementary School and Forest Park Individual Ed School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Joliet PSD 86 School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Illinois.
Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Illinois public school average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Joliet PSD 86 School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Illinois for:

Category
Attribute
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Joliet PSD 86 School District
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 08
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (IL)
# Schools
21 Schools
4,228 Schools
# Students
11,344 Students
1,988,252 Students
# Teachers
692 Teachers
127,113 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
16:1

District Rank

Joliet PSD 86 School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% 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
#818 out of 946 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Joliet PSD 86  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15%
33%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Joliet PSD 86  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)
19%
38%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Joliet PSD 86  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
0.57
0.68
# American Indian Students
12 Students
5,547 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
47 Students
101,156 Students
% Asian Students
1%
5%
# Hispanic Students
6,862 Students
521,438 Students
% Hispanic Students
60%
26%
# Black Students
2,640 Students
333,842 Students
% Black Students
23%
17%
# White Students
1,266 Students
954,799 Students
% White Students
11%
48%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
2,072 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
569 Students
69,450 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
408
79,100
# Students in K Grade:
1,182
131,420
# Students in 1st Grade:
1,170
136,761
# Students in 2nd Grade:
1,185
139,116
# Students in 3rd Grade:
1,224
144,615
# Students in 4th Grade:
1,237
148,125
# Students in 5th Grade:
1,326
150,631
# Students in 6th Grade:
1,270
148,892
# Students in 7th Grade:
1,150
148,478
# Students in 8th Grade:
1,192
150,263
# Students in 9th Grade:
-
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 $17,697 in this school district is less than the state median of $19,255. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $15,828 is less than the state median of $18,215. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (IL)
Total Revenue
$201 MM
$15 MM
This chart display total revenue of Joliet PSD 86  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in IL by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$180 MM
$14 MM
This chart display total spending of Joliet PSD 86  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in IL by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$17,697
$19,255
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Joliet PSD 86  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in IL by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$15,828
$18,215
This chart display average spending per public school student in Joliet PSD 86  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in IL by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Best Joliet PSD 86 School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Eisenhower Academy
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
406 Burke Dr
Joliet, IL 60433
(815) 723-0233
Grades: 1-5
| 240 students
Rank: #22.
Thomas Jefferson Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2651 Glenwood Ave
Joliet, IL 60435
(815) 725-0262
Grades: K-5
| 456 students
Rank: #33.
Forest Park Individual Ed School
Alternative School
Magnet School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
1220 California Ave
Joliet, IL 60432
(815) 723-0414
Grades: K-5
| 298 students
Rank: #44.
Washington Junior High & Academy Program
Math: 25% | Reading: 26%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
402 Richards St
Joliet, IL 60433
(815) 727-5271
Grades: 6-8
| 829 students
Rank: #55.
Hufford Junior High School
Math: 17% | Reading: 22%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
1125 N Larkin Ave
Joliet, IL 60435
(815) 725-3540
Grades: 6-8
| 1,170 students
Rank: #66.
Taft Elementary School
Math: 19% | Reading: 19%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1125 Oregon St
Joliet, IL 60435
(815) 725-2700
Grades: K-5
| 429 students
Rank: #77.
Gompers Junior High School
Math: 14% | Reading: 23%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1501 Copperfield Ave
Joliet, IL 60432
(815) 727-5276
Grades: 6-8
| 879 students
Rank: #88.
Pershing Elementary School
Math: 13% | Reading: 22%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
251 N Midland Ave
Joliet, IL 60435
(815) 725-0986
Grades: K-5
| 588 students
Rank: #99.
T E Culbertson Elementary School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1521 E Washington St
Joliet, IL 60433
(815) 723-0035
Grades: K-5
| 344 students
Rank: #1010.
Isaac Singleton Elementary School
Math: 17% | Reading: 14%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1451 Copperfield Ave
Joliet, IL 60432
(815) 723-0228
Grades: K-5
| 628 students
Rank: #1111.
Woodland Elementary School
Math: 15% | Reading: 9%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
701 3rd Ave
Joliet, IL 60433
(815) 723-2808
Grades: K-5
| 431 students
Rank: #1212.
M J Cunningham Elementary School
Math: 10% | Reading: 14%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
500 Moran St
Joliet, IL 60435
(815) 723-0169
Grades: K-5
| 572 students
Rank: #1313.
Carl Sandburg Elementary School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1100 Lilac Ln
Joliet, IL 60435
(815) 725-0281
Grades: K-5
| 393 students
Rank: #1414.
Dirksen Junior High School
Math: 9% | Reading: 12%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
203 S Midland Ave
Joliet, IL 60436
(815) 729-1566
Grades: 6-8
| 707 students
Rank: #1515.
A O Marshall Elementary School
Math: 10% | Reading: 10%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
319 Harwood St
Joliet, IL 60432
(815) 727-4919
Grades: K-5
| 485 students
Rank: #1616.
Lynne Thigpen Elementary School
Math: 9% | Reading: 10%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
207 S Midland Ave
Joliet, IL 60436
(815) 741-7629
Grades: K-5
| 657 students
Rank: #1717.
Sator Sanchez Elementary School
Math: 6% | Reading: 11%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1101 Harrison Ave
Joliet, IL 60432
(815) 740-2810
Grades: K-5
| 784 students
Rank: #1818.
Farragut Elementary School
Math: 5% | Reading: 9%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
701 Glenwood Ave
Joliet, IL 60435
(815) 723-0394
Grades: K-5
| 682 students
Rank: #1919.
Edna Keith Elementary School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: 6-9%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
400 4th Ave
Joliet, IL 60433
(815) 723-3409
Grades: PK-5
| 374 students
Rank: #2020.
Thompson Instructional Center
Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1020 Rowell Ave
Joliet, IL 60433
(815) 740-5458
Grades: K-8
| 56 students
303 Purdue Ct
Joliet, IL 60436
(815) 725-1100
Grades: PK-K
| 342 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Joliet Psd 86
  • 420 N Raynor Ave, Joliet, IL, 60435-6065
  • (815) 740-3196
  • Grades: PK - 08
  • Students: 11,344 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 89%
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50% in IL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 15%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 19% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.57

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