Jefferson Elementary School

7035 16th St
Berwyn, IL 60402
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
6/
10
Top 50%
Jefferson Elementary School serves 589 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Jefferson 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 31% (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 41% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Jefferson Elementary School's student population of 589 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students589 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Jefferson Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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School Comparison

Jefferson 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 Jefferson Elementary School is 0.40, 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
#1502 out of 3672 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
5%
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Hispanic
76%
26%
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Black
12%
17%
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White
8%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.400.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
77%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
2%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Jefferson 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 NameBerwyn North 98 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Jefferson Elementary School is J Sterling Morton West High School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Lincoln Middle School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Prairie Oak School (0.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Berwyn Prairie Oak School Math: 21% | Reading: 29%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 795 students
    0.4 miles
    1427 Oak Park Ave
    Berwyn, IL 60402
    (708) 795-2442
    0.4 PK-5 795
  • Forest Park Betsy Ross Elementary School
    Grades: K-2 | 152 students
    0.5 miles
    1315 Marengo Ave
    Forest Park, IL 60130
    (708) 366-7498
    0.5 K-2 152
  • Oak Park Abraham Lincoln Elementary School Math: 46% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 687 students
    0.8 miles
    1111 S Grove Ave
    Oak Park, IL 60304
    (708) 524-3110
    0.8 K-5 687
  • Berwyn J Sterling Morton West High School Math: 7% | Reading: 16%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 3,539 students
    0.8 miles
    2400 Home Ave
    Berwyn, IL 60402
    (708) 780-4100
    0.8 9-12 3,539
  • Berwyn Lincoln Middle School Math: 27% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 967 students
    0.8 miles
    6432 16th St
    Berwyn, IL 60402
    (708) 795-2475
    0.8 6-8 967

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