Oak Park ESD 97 School District

260 Madison St
Oak Park, IL 60302-4112
(District boundaries shown in map)
9/
10
Top 20%

Top Rankings

Oak Park ESD 97 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%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%)
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
Student Attention
Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 10 public elementary schools serving 5,632 students in Oak Park ESD 97 School District. This district's average elementary testing ranking is 9/10, which is in the top 20% of public elementary schools in Illinois.
Public Elementary Schools in Oak Park ESD 97 School District have an average math proficiency score of 42% (versus the Illinois public elementary school average of 26%), and reading proficiency score of 44% (versus the 30% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the Illinois public elementary school average of 54% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (IL)
# Schools
10 Schools
3,096 Schools
# Students
5,632 Students
1,197,862 Students
# Teachers
491 Teachers
88,881 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
11:1

District Rank

Oak Park ESD 97 School District, which is ranked within the top 20% 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)
#146 out of 926 school districts
(Top 20%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Oak Park ESD 97  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
41%
28%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Oak Park ESD 97  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.
44%
32%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Oak Park ESD 97  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:

0.65
0.69
# American Indian Students
2 Students
2,945 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
171 Students
64,865 Students
% Asian Students
3%
6%
# Hispanic Students
767 Students
321,340 Students
% Hispanic Students
14%
27%
# Black Students
931 Students
203,814 Students
% Black Students
16%
17%
# White Students
3,033 Students
551,896 Students
% White Students
54%
46%
# Hawaiian Students
2 Students
1,168 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
720 Students
51,802 Students
% of Two or more races Students
13%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
149
51,532
# Students in K Grade:
537
120,357
# Students in 1st Grade:
607
127,110
# Students in 2nd Grade:
558
127,741
# Students in 3rd Grade:
641
127,543
# Students in 4th Grade:
611
129,635
# Students in 5th Grade:
634
133,910
# Students in 6th Grade:
669
135,715
# Students in 7th Grade:
616
116,853
# Students in 8th Grade:
610
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 $23,359 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 $23,496 is higher than the state median of $21,409. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (IL)
Total Revenue
$132 MM
$41,381 MM
This chart display total revenue of Oak Park ESD 97  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
$132 MM
$39,976 MM
This chart display total spending of Oak Park ESD 97  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
$23,359
$22,162
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Oak Park ESD 97  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
$23,496
$21,409
This chart display average spending per public school student in Oak Park ESD 97  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 Oak Park ESD 97 School District Public Elementary Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Horace Mann Elementary School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
921 N Kenilworth Ave
Oak Park, IL 60302
(708) 524-3082
Grades: K-5
| 439 students
Rank: #22.
Percy Julian Middle School
(Math: 42% | Reading: 51%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
416 S Ridgeland Ave
Oak Park, IL 60302
(708) 524-3040
Grades: 6-8
| 946 students
Rank: #33.
William Beye Elementary School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
230 N Cuyler Ave
Oak Park, IL 60302
(708) 524-3070
Grades: K-5
| 357 students
Rank: #44.
Gwendolyn Brooks Middle School
(Math: 35% | Reading: 50%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
325 S Kenilworth Ave
Oak Park, IL 60302
(708) 524-3050
Grades: 6-8
| 949 students
Rank: #55.
Longfellow Elementary School
(Math: 42% | Reading: 44%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
715 Highland Ave
Oak Park, IL 60304
(708) 524-3060
Grades: PK-5
| 573 students
Rank: #66.
Oliver W Holmes Elementary School
(Math: 41% | Reading: 43%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
508 N Kenilworth Ave
Oak Park, IL 60302
(708) 524-3100
Grades: K-5
| 472 students
Rank: #77.
Abraham Lincoln Elementary School
(Math: 45% | Reading: 37%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1111 S Grove Ave
Oak Park, IL 60304
(708) 524-3110
Grades: K-5
| 635 students
Rank: #88.
Whittier Elementary School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
715 N Harvey Ave
Oak Park, IL 60302
(708) 524-3115
Grades: PK-5
| 369 students
Rank: #99.
William Hatch Elementary School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1000 N Ridgeland Ave
Oak Park, IL 60302
(708) 524-3095
Grades: PK-5
| 353 students
Rank: #1010.
Irving Elementary School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1125 S Cuyler Ave
Oak Park, IL 60304
(708) 524-3090
Grades: K-5
| 539 students

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 10 schools
  • Grades: PK-08
  • Enrollment: 5,632 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 46%
  • : Top 20% in IL
  • : 41% (Top 20%)
  • : 44% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

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