Wilmington CUSD 209u School District

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For the 2021 school year, there are 4 public schools in Wilmington CUSD 209u School District, serving 1,336 students. Wilmington CUSD 209u School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Illinois.
Public schools in Wilmington CUSD 209u School District have an average math proficiency score of 35% (versus the Illinois public school average of 32%), and reading proficiency score of 51% (versus the 37% statewide average). This district's average testing ranking is 8/10, which is in the top 30% of public schools in Illinois.
The top ranked public schools in Wilmington CUSD 209u School District are Wilmington Middle School, L J Stevens Intermediate School and Wilmington High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Illinois public school average of 52% (majority Hispanic).
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Illinois public school average of 15:1.

Overview

School District NameWilmington CUSD 209u School District
School District Phone Number(815) 926-1751
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (IL)
# of Schools4 Schools4,240 Schools
# of Students1,336 Students1,991,759 Students
# of Teachers92 Teachers127,332 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1

District Comparison

Wilmington CUSD 209u School District, which is ranked within the top 30% of all 863 school districts in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-2018 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 90-94% has increased from 85-89% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#313 out of 944 school districts
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
32%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Wilmington CUSD 209u  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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
37%
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Graduation Rate
90-94%
87%
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Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.140.68
# of American Indian Students8 Students5,549 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
n/a
# of Asian Students6 Students101,257 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
5%
# of Hispanic Students44 Students522,077 Students
% Hispanic Students
3%
26%
# of Black Students4 Students334,713 Students
% Black Students
n/a
17%
# of White Students1,236 Students956,384 Students
% White Students
93%
48%
# of Hawaiian Studentsn/a2,080 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students38 Students69,699 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
4%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:6379,846
# of Students in Kindergarten:78131,861
# of Students in 1st Grade:80137,299
# of Students in 2nd Grade:82139,617
# of Students in 3rd Grade:88145,128
# of Students in 4th Grade:101148,297
# of Students in 5th Grade:91150,789
# of Students in 6th Grade:96149,065
# of Students in 7th Grade:99148,606
# of Students in 8th Grade:93150,377
# of Students in 9th Grade:123158,621
# of Students in 10th Grade:101154,549
# of Students in 11th Grade:123149,815
# of Students in 12th Grade:118147,873
# of Ungraded Students: - 16

Fiscal Data Comparison

The revenue/student of $14,243 in this school district is less than the state median of $18,231. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $14,743 is less than the state median of $17,733. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017This School DistrictThis State (IL)
Total Revenue$19 MM$14 MM
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Spending$20 MM$14 MM
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Revenue / Student$14,243$18,231
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Revenue / Student$14,743$17,733
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Wilmington CUSD 209u School District Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Wilmington Middle School Math: 34% | Reading: 66%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    715 S Joliet St
    Wilmington, IL 60481
    (815) 926-1687

    Grades: 6-8 | 288 students
  • L J Stevens Intermediate School Math: 44% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    221 Ryan St
    Wilmington, IL 60481
    (815) 926-1689

    Grades: 2-5 | 362 students
  • Wilmington High School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    209 Wildcat Ct
    Wilmington, IL 60481
    (815) 926-1752

    Grades: 9-12 | 465 students
  • Bruning Elementary School
    1910 Bruning Dr
    Wilmington, IL 60481
    (815) 926-1683

    Grades: PK-1 | 221 students
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