Ottawa ESD 141 School District

320 W Main St
Ottawa, IL 61350-2825
(District boundaries shown in map)
5/
10
Bottom 50%
For the 2024 school year, there are 4 public elementary schools serving 1,374 students in Ottawa ESD 141 School District. This district's average elementary testing ranking is 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public elementary schools in Illinois.
Public Elementary Schools in Ottawa ESD 141 School District have an average math proficiency score of 16% (versus the Illinois public elementary school average of 26%), and reading proficiency score of 30% (versus the 30% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Illinois public elementary school average of 54% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (IL)
# Schools
5 Schools
3,096 Schools
# Students
1,759 Students
1,197,862 Students
# Teachers
148 Teachers
88,881 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1

District Rank

Ottawa ESD 141 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)
#471 out of 926 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Ottawa ESD 141  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
17%
28%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Ottawa ESD 141  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.
30%
32%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Ottawa ESD 141  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:

0.44
0.69
# American Indian Students
5 Students
2,945 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
11 Students
64,865 Students
% Asian Students
1%
6%
# Hispanic Students
310 Students
321,340 Students
% Hispanic Students
18%
27%
# Black Students
60 Students
203,814 Students
% Black Students
3%
17%
# White Students
1,278 Students
551,896 Students
% White Students
73%
46%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
1,168 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
95 Students
51,802 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
135
51,532
# Students in K Grade:
191
120,357
# Students in 1st Grade:
176
127,110
# Students in 2nd Grade:
166
127,741
# Students in 3rd Grade:
161
127,543
# Students in 4th Grade:
170
129,635
# Students in 5th Grade:
176
133,910
# Students in 6th Grade:
199
135,715
# Students in 7th Grade:
193
116,853
# Students in 8th Grade:
192
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 $21,156 in this school district is less than the state median of $22,162. The school district revenue/student has grown by 18% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $19,850 is less than the state median of $21,409. The school district spending/student has grown by 22% over four school years.
This School District
This State (IL)
Total Revenue
$37 MM
$41,381 MM
This chart display total revenue of Ottawa ESD 141  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
$35 MM
$39,976 MM
This chart display total spending of Ottawa ESD 141  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
$21,156
$22,162
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Ottawa ESD 141  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
$19,850
$21,409
This chart display average spending per public school student in Ottawa ESD 141  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 Ottawa ESD 141 School District Public Elementary Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Mckinley Elementary School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1320 State St
Ottawa, IL 61350
(815) 433-1907
Grades: PK-4
| 360 students
Rank: #22.
Jefferson Elementary School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1709 Columbus St
Ottawa, IL 61350
(815) 434-0726
Grades: PK-4
| 274 students
Rank: #33.
Lincoln Elementary School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1110 W Main St
Ottawa, IL 61350
(815) 434-1250
Grades: PK-4
| 365 students
Rank: #44.
Central Intermediate School
(Math: 11% | Reading: 23%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
711 E Mckinley Rd
Ottawa, IL 61350
(815) 433-3761
Grades: 5-6
| 375 students

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 5 schools
  • Grades: PK-08
  • Enrollment: 1,759 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 27%
  • : Bottom 50% in IL
  • : 17% (Btm 50%)
  • : 30% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

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