Zion ESD 6 School District

2800 29th St
Zion, IL 60099-3010
(District boundaries shown in map)
1/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

Zion ESD 6 School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Illinois for:

Category
Attribute
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 7 public elementary schools serving 2,223 students in Zion ESD 6 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 Zion ESD 6 School District have an average math proficiency score of 6% (versus the Illinois public elementary school average of 26%), and reading proficiency score of 7% (versus the 30% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 96% 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
7 Schools
3,096 Schools
# Students
2,223 Students
1,197,862 Students
# Teachers
125 Teachers
88,881 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
21:1

District Rank

Zion ESD 6 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)
#918 out of 926 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Zion ESD 6  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
4%
28%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Zion ESD 6  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.
6%
32%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Zion ESD 6  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:

0.59
0.69
# American Indian Students
3 Students
2,945 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
5 Students
64,865 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
6%
# Hispanic Students
1,216 Students
321,340 Students
% Hispanic Students
55%
27%
# Black Students
750 Students
203,814 Students
% Black Students
34%
17%
# White Students
98 Students
551,896 Students
% White Students
4%
46%
# Hawaiian Students
1 Student
1,168 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
150 Students
51,802 Students
% of Two or more races Students
7%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
198
51,532
# Students in K Grade:
218
120,357
# Students in 1st Grade:
225
127,110
# Students in 2nd Grade:
187
127,741
# Students in 3rd Grade:
216
127,543
# Students in 4th Grade:
201
129,635
# Students in 5th Grade:
216
133,910
# Students in 6th Grade:
248
135,715
# Students in 7th Grade:
270
116,853
# Students in 8th Grade:
244
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 $23,902 is higher than the state median of $22,162. The school district revenue/student has grown by 15% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $22,528 is higher than the state median of $21,409. The school district spending/student has grown by 21% over four school years.
This School District
This State (IL)
Total Revenue
$53 MM
$41,381 MM
This chart display total revenue of Zion ESD 6  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
$50 MM
$39,976 MM
This chart display total spending of Zion ESD 6  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
$23,902
$22,162
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Zion ESD 6  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
$22,528
$21,409
This chart display average spending per public school student in Zion ESD 6  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 Zion ESD 6 School District Public Elementary Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Beulah Park Elementary School
(Math: 8% | Reading: 23% )
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1910 Gilboa Ave
Zion, IL 60099
(847) 379-0005
Grades: PK-2
| 404 students
Rank: #22.
Zion Central Middle School
(Math: 6-9% | Reading: 6-9%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1716 27th St
Zion, IL 60099
(847) 379-0227
Grades: 6-8
| 364 students
Rank: #33.
East Elementary School
(Math: ≤5% | Reading: 15-19% )
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2913 Elim Ave
Zion, IL 60099
(847) 379-0161
Grades: PK-2
| n/a students
Rank: #44.
Elmwood Elementary School
(Math: ≤5% | Reading: 6-9%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
3025 Ezra Ave
Zion, IL 60099
(847) 379-0319
Grades: 3-5
| 316 students
Rank: #55.
West Elementary School
(Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2412 Jethro Ave
Zion, IL 60099
(847) 379-0817
Grades: 3-5
| 317 students
Rank: n/an/a
Lakeview School
2200 Bethesda Blvd
Zion, IL 60099
(847) 872-0255
Grades: PK-2
| 424 students
Rank: n/an/a
2635 Gabriel Ave
Zion, IL 60099
(847) 746-8136
Grades: 6-8
| 398 students

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 7 schools
  • Grades: PK-08
  • Enrollment: 2,223 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 96%
  • : Bottom 50% in IL
  • : 4% (Btm 50%)
  • : 6% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

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