J Giles Elementary School

4251 N Oriole Ave
Harwood Heights, IL 60706
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Top 20%
Serving 488 students in grades 5-8, J Giles Elementary School ranks in the top 20% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 28%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 32%).
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 53% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 5-8
  • Enrollment: 488 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 26%
  • : Top 20% in IL
  • : 35-39% (Top 30%)
  • : 55-59% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

J Giles Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

Category
Attribute
Most improved public schools

School Overview

J Giles Elementary School's student population of 488 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has grown by 21% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 5-8
Total Students
488 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
28 teachers
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School Rankings

J Giles Elementary School ranks within the top 20% of all 3,663 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of J Giles Elementary School is 0.42, 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.
This School
State Level (IL)
#487 out of 3663 schools
(Top 20%)
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35-39%
28%
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55-59%
32%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
14:1
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American Indian
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Asian
7%
5%
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Hispanic
18%
27%
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Black
1%
17%
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White
74%
47%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
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4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.42
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Eligible for Free Lunch (19-20)
30%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (19-20)
3%
2%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is J Giles Elementary School's ranking?
J Giles Elementary School is ranked #487 out of 3,663 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
35-39% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 28% IL state average), while 55-59% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 32% IL state average).
How many students attend J Giles Elementary School?
488 students attend J Giles Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
74% of J Giles Elementary School students are White, 18% of students are Hispanic, 7% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of J Giles Elementary School?
J Giles Elementary School has a student ration of 17:1, which is higher than the Illinois state average of 14:1.
What grades does J Giles Elementary School offer ?
J Giles Elementary School offers enrollment in grades 5-8
What school district is J Giles Elementary School part of?
J Giles Elementary School is part of Norridge SD 80 School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 5-8
  • Enrollment: 488 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 26%
  • : Top 20%
  • : 35-39% (Top 30%)
  • : 55-59% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

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