Palos CCSD 118 School District

8800 W 119th St
Palos Park, IL 60464-1081
(District boundaries shown in map)
10/
10
Top 10%

Top Rankings

Palos CCSD 118 School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Illinois for:

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 10%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 20%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 10%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 3 public schools serving 2,063 students in Palos CCSD 118 School District. This district's average testing ranking is 9/10, which is in the top 20% of public schools in Illinois.
Public Schools in Palos CCSD 118 School District have an average math proficiency score of 46% (versus the Illinois public school average of 26%), and reading proficiency score of 57% (versus the 31% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Illinois public school average of 53% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (IL)
# Schools
3 Schools
4,386 Schools
# Students
2,063 Students
1,867,247 Students
# Teachers
142 Teachers
134,644 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1

District Rank

Palos CCSD 118 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)
#83 out of 926 school districts
(Top 10%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Palos CCSD 118  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
46%
28%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Palos CCSD 118  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.
57%
32%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Palos CCSD 118  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:

0.37
0.68
# American Indian Students
2 Students
4,748 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
65 Students
100,579 Students
% Asian Students
3%
5%
# Hispanic Students
270 Students
506,853 Students
% Hispanic Students
13%
27%
# Black Students
43 Students
308,140 Students
% Black Students
2%
17%
# White Students
1,611 Students
868,645 Students
% White Students
78%
47%
# Hawaiian Students
4 Students
1,861 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
68 Students
76,347 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
72
71,078
# Students in K Grade:
184
124,988
# Students in 1st Grade:
243
127,117
# Students in 2nd Grade:
189
127,748
# Students in 3rd Grade:
217
127,544
# Students in 4th Grade:
231
129,636
# Students in 5th Grade:
220
133,910
# Students in 6th Grade:
217
135,734
# Students in 7th Grade:
232
141,129
# Students in 8th Grade:
258
145,775
# Students in 9th Grade:
-
157,172
# Students in 10th Grade:
-
149,262
# Students in 11th Grade:
-
146,253
# Students in 12th Grade:
-
149,901
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $20,329 in this school district is less than the state median of $22,162. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $21,032 is less than the state median of $21,409. The school district spending/student has grown by 7% over four school years.
This School District
This State (IL)
Total Revenue
$42 MM
$41,381 MM
This chart display total revenue of Palos CCSD 118  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
$43 MM
$39,976 MM
This chart display total spending of Palos CCSD 118  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
$20,329
$22,162
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Palos CCSD 118  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
$21,032
$21,409
This chart display average spending per public school student in Palos CCSD 118  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 Palos CCSD 118 School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Palos West Elementary School
(Math: 49% | Reading: 56%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
12700 S 104th Ave
Palos Park, IL 60464
(708) 448-6888
Grades: PK-5
| 694 students
Rank: #22.
Palos South Middle School
(Math: 44% | Reading: 60%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
13100 S 82nd Ave
Palos Park, IL 60464
(708) 448-5971
Grades: 6-8
| 707 students
Rank: #33.
Palos East Elementary School
(Math: 46% | Reading: 51%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
7700 W 127th St
Palos Heights, IL 60463
(708) 448-1084
Grades: K-5
| 662 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Palos CCSD 118 School District?
Palos CCSD 118 School District manages 3 public schools serving 2,063 students.
What is the rank of Palos CCSD 118 School District?
Palos CCSD 118 School District is ranked #98 out of 918 school districts in Illinois (top 20%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of Illinois school districts for: Highest overall rank (Top 10%), Highest math proficiency (Top 20%) and Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 10%)
What is the racial composition of students in Palos CCSD 118 School District?
78% of Palos CCSD 118 School District students are White, 13% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are Asian, and 2% of students are Black.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Palos CCSD 118 School District?
Palos CCSD 118 School District has a student/teacher ratio of 15:1, which is higher than the Illinois state average of 14:1.
What is Palos CCSD 118 School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $21,032 is less than the state median of $21,409. The school district spending/student has grown by 7% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 3 schools
  • Grades: PK-08
  • Enrollment: 2,063 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 22%
  • : Top 10% in IL
  • : 46% (Top 20%)
  • : 57% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

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