Independence Elementary School

230 S Orchard Dr
Bolingbrook, IL 60440
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
6/
10
Top 50%
Independence Elementary School serves 701 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Independence Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 33% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

Independence Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

Independence Elementary School's student population of 701 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 51 teachers has grown by 15% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students701 students
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Total Classroom Teachers51 teachers
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School Comparison

Independence Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 3,672 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Independence Elementary School is 0.61, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#1759 out of 3672 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
4%
5%
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Hispanic
57%
26%
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Black
23%
17%
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White
12%
48%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.610.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
72%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameValley View CUSD 365u School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Independence Elementary School is Bolingbrook High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Jane Addams Middle School (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Bolingbrook Jane Addams Middle School Math: 47% | Reading: 56%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 6-8 | 690 students
    0.3 miles
    905 Lily Cache Ln
    Bolingbrook, IL 60440
    (630) 759-7200
    0.3 6-8 690
  • Bolingbrook Bolingbrook High School Math: 30% | Reading: 30%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 3,550 students
    0.5 miles
    365 Raider Way
    Bolingbrook, IL 60440
    (630) 759-6400
    0.5 9-12 3,550
  • Bolingbrook Oak View Elementary School Math: 30% | Reading: 18%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 647 students
    0.8 miles
    150 N Schmidt Rd
    Bolingbrook, IL 60440
    (630) 759-9300
    0.8 K-5 647
  • Bolingbrook Jamie Mcgee Elementary School Math: 34% | Reading: 30%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 501 students
    1.0 miles
    179 Commonwealth Dr
    Bolingbrook, IL 60440
    (630) 759-4300
    1 PK-5 501
  • Bolingbrook Brooks Middle School Math: 33% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,138 student
    1.1 miles
    350 Blair Ln
    Bolingbrook, IL 60440
    (630) 759-6340
    1.1 6-8 1,138

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