Joliet PSD 86 School District

420 N Raynor Ave
Joliet, IL 60435-6065
(District boundaries shown in map)
2/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 21 public elementary schools serving 9,664 students in Joliet PSD 86 School District. This district's average elementary testing ranking is 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public elementary schools in Illinois.
Public Elementary Schools in Joliet PSD 86 School District have an average math proficiency score of 9% (versus the Illinois public elementary school average of 26%), and reading proficiency score of 12% (versus the 30% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Illinois public elementary school average of 54% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (IL)
# Schools
22 Schools
3,096 Schools
# Students
9,872 Students
1,197,862 Students
# Teachers
657 Teachers
88,881 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1

District Rank

Joliet PSD 86 School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 918 school districts in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
This School District
State Average (IL)
#826 out of 926 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Joliet PSD 86  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
8%
28%
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 2020-21 school year data.
12%
32%
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 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.51
0.69
# American Indian Students
2 Students
2,945 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
20 Students
64,865 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
6%
# Hispanic Students
6,565 Students
321,340 Students
% Hispanic Students
66%
27%
# Black Students
2,037 Students
203,814 Students
% Black Students
21%
17%
# White Students
850 Students
551,896 Students
% White Students
9%
46%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
1,168 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
398 Students
51,802 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
385
51,532
# Students in K Grade:
1,021
120,357
# Students in 1st Grade:
1,080
127,110
# Students in 2nd Grade:
931
127,741
# Students in 3rd Grade:
1,049
127,543
# Students in 4th Grade:
1,064
129,635
# Students in 5th Grade:
1,037
133,910
# Students in 6th Grade:
1,039
135,715
# Students in 7th Grade:
1,126
116,853
# Students in 8th Grade:
1,140
120,230
# Students in 9th Grade:
-
2,044
# Students in 10th Grade:
-
1,799
# Students in 11th Grade:
-
1,672
# Students in 12th Grade:
-
1,721
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $22,368 is higher than the state median of $22,162. The school district revenue/student has grown by 11% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $19,625 is less than the state median of $21,409. The school district spending/student has grown by 12% over four school years.
This School District
This State (IL)
Total Revenue
$221 MM
$41,381 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 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$194 MM
$39,976 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 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$22,368
$22,162
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Joliet PSD 86  School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in IL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$19,625
$21,409
This chart display average spending per public school student in Joliet PSD 86  School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in IL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Joliet PSD 86 School District Public Elementary Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Eisenhower Academy
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
406 Burke Dr
Joliet, IL 60433
(815) 723-0233
Grades: 1-5
| 225 students
Rank: #22.
Washington Jr High & Prgm
(Math: 22% | Reading: 25%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
402 Richards St
Joliet, IL 60433
(815) 727-5271
Grades: 6-8
| 769 students
Rank: #33.
Edna Keith Elementary School
(Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
400 4th Ave
Joliet, IL 60433
(815) 723-3409
Grades: K-5
| 369 students
Rank: #44.
Forest Park Individual Educational School
(Math: ≤5% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1220 California Ave
Joliet, IL 60432
(815) 723-0414
Grades: K-5
| 288 students
Rank: #55.
T E Culbertson Elementary School
(Math: ≤10% | Reading: 11-19%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1521 E Washington St
Joliet, IL 60433
(815) 723-0035
Grades: K-5
| 252 students
Rank: #66.
Hufford Junior High School
(Math: 8% | Reading: 14%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1125 N Larkin Ave
Joliet, IL 60435
(815) 725-3540
Grades: 6-8
| 1,206 students
Rank: #77.
Taft Elementary School
(Math: 6-9% | Reading: 10-14%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1125 Oregon St
Joliet, IL 60435
(815) 725-2700
Grades: K-5
| 362 students
Rank: #88.
Thompson Instructional Center
Alternative School
(Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1020 Rowell Ave
Joliet, IL 60433
(815) 740-5458
Grades: K-8
| n/a students
Rank: #99.
Thomas Jefferson Elementary School
(Math: ≤5% | Reading: 10-14%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2651 Glenwood Ave
Joliet, IL 60435
(815) 725-0262
Grades: K-5
| 402 students
Rank: #1010.
Dirksen Junior High School
(Math: 5% | Reading: 9%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
203 S Midland Ave
Joliet, IL 60436
(815) 729-1566
Grades: 6-8
| 654 students
Rank: #11 - 1511. - 15.
Carl Sandburg Elementary School
(Math: ≤5% | Reading: 6-9%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1100 Lilac Ln
Joliet, IL 60435
(815) 725-0281
Grades: K-5
| 369 students
Rank: #11 - 1511. - 15.
Farragut Elementary School
(Math: ≤5% | Reading: 6-9%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
701 Glenwood Ave
Joliet, IL 60435
(815) 723-0394
Grades: K-5
| 505 students
Rank: #11 - 1511. - 15.
Gompers Junior High School
(Math: ≤5% | Reading: 6-9%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1501 Copperfield Ave
Joliet, IL 60432
(815) 727-5276
Grades: 6-8
| 674 students
Rank: #11 - 1511. - 15.
Lynne Thigpen Elementary School
(Math: ≤5% | Reading: 6-9%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
207 S Midland Ave
Joliet, IL 60436
(815) 741-7629
Grades: K-5
| 634 students
Rank: #11 - 1511. - 15.
Woodland Elementary School
(Math: ≤5% | Reading: 6-9%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
701 3rd Ave
Joliet, IL 60433
(815) 723-2808
Grades: K-5
| 395 students
Rank: #16 - 1716. - 17.
A O Marshall Elementary School
(Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
319 Harwood St
Joliet, IL 60432
(815) 727-4919
Grades: K-5
| 262 students
Rank: #16 - 1716. - 17.
Isaac Singleton Elementary School
(Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1451 Copperfield Ave
Joliet, IL 60432
(815) 723-0228
Grades: K-5
| 446 students
Rank: #1818.
Pershing Elementary School
(Math: ≤5% | Reading: 3%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
251 N Midland Ave
Joliet, IL 60435
(815) 725-0986
Grades: K-5
| 536 students
Rank: #1919.
Sator Sanchez Elementary School
(Math: ≤1% | Reading: 5%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1101 Harrison Ave
Joliet, IL 60432
(815) 740-2810
Grades: K-5
| 728 students
Rank: #2020.
M J Cunningham Elementary School
(Math: ≤1% | Reading: 4%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
500 Moran St
Joliet, IL 60435
(815) 723-0169
Grades: K-5
| 588 students
Rank: n/an/a
Will Co Detention Center 6-8
Alternative School
3200 Mcdonough St
Joliet, IL 60431
(815) 730-7233
Grades: 6-8
| n/a students

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 22 schools
  • Grades: PK-08
  • Enrollment: 9,872 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 91%
  • : Bottom 50% in IL
  • : 8% (Btm 50%)
  • : 12% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

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