James Whitcomb Riley School

James Whitcomb Riley School serves 13 students in grades 6.
The student:teacher ratio of 2:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

James Whitcomb Riley School places among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

James Whitcomb Riley School's student population of 13 students has grown by 30% over five school years.
The teacher population of 6 teachers has grown by 200% over five school years.
School TypeSpecial education school
Grades OfferedGrades 6
Total Students13 students
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Total Classroom Teachers6 teachers
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School Comparison

The diversity score of James Whitcomb Riley School is 0.71, which is more 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)
Student : Teacher Ratio2:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
31%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in James Whitcomb Riley School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
23%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in James Whitcomb Riley School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
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17%
White
38%
48%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
8%
4%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in James Whitcomb Riley School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score
0.710.68
This chart display the diversity score of James Whitcomb Riley School and the public school average diversity score of Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
46%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in James Whitcomb Riley 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 (13-14)
22%
3%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNw Suburban Spec Educ Org School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to James Whitcomb Riley School is Buffalo Grove High School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Jack London Middle School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is J W Riley Elementary School (0.0 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Arlington Heights J W Riley Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-5 | 291 students
    0.0 miles
    1209 E Burr Oak Dr
    Arlington Heights, IL 60004
    (847) 670-3400
    0 K-5 291
  • Buffalo Grove Buffalo Grove High School Math: 54% | Reading: 53%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,004 students
    0.8 miles
    1100 W Dundee Rd
    Buffalo Grove, IL 60089
    (847) 718-4000
    0.8 9-12 2,004
  • Wheeling Booth Tarkington Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 443 students
    0.9 miles
    310 Scott St
    Wheeling, IL 60090
    (847) 520-2775
    0.9 PK-5 443
  • Arlington Heights Edgar A Poe Elementary School Math: 49% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 455 students
    0.9 miles
    2800 N Highland Ave
    Arlington Heights, IL 60004
    (847) 670-3200
    0.9 K-5 455
  • Arlington Heights Ivy Hill Elementary School Math: 70% | Reading: 69%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: K-5 | 639 students
    0.9 miles
    2211 N Burke Dr
    Arlington Heights, IL 60004
    (847) 398-4275
    0.9 K-5 639

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