Jackson Elementary School

  • Jackson Elementary School serves 434 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Jackson Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Jackson Elementary School's student population of 434 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 32 teachers has grown by 14% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students434 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Jackson Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Jackson Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 3,679 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Jackson Elementary School is 0.36, 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 School Rank (16-17)#444 out of 3679 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Jackson Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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Asian
5%
5%
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Hispanic
11%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Jackson Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
1%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Jackson Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
79%
48%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Jackson Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Two or more races
4%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Jackson Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.360.68
This chart display the diversity score of Jackson Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
8%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Jackson Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
2%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Jackson Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameElmhurst 205 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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