Jesse C White Learning Academy
Jesse C White Learning Academy serves 432 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Jesse C White Learning Academy placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 7% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 33%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 13% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 53% (majority Hispanic and Black).
Jesse C White Learning Academy's student population of 432 students has declined by 14% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers (18-19)
Students by Grade
Jesse C White Learning Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,655 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Jesse C White Learning Academy is 0.17, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#3397 out of 3655 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education
Jesse White Learning Academy is a great neighborhood school. The teachers and principal are caring and professional. Whenever I have an issue or need to see the principal, she is always available. Some of the kids and parents don't care about what they do or how they do it. One time another kid hit my son and I went to speak to the parent, that parent blamed me and my kid and even threatened us. I was just being a concerned responsible parent. I have 4 children in this school and I love it. Ms. K is a good teacher and Dr. Levie is a great principal.
my son attends woodland school for four years and i, as a parent can truly say that it is a very good school, they have excellent teacher who cares about the children education.I also want to commend the principal on a excellent job.KEEP UP THE GOOD WORK!!!!!
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