John Gates Elementary School

John Gates Elementary School serves 743 students in grades PK - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the IL average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 50%.
John Gates Elementary School operates within the Aurora East Usd 131 School District.

School Overview

The student population of 743 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 743 students
John Gates Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % John Gates Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 39 teachers
John Gates Elementary School Total Teachers (1989-2014)
Students by Grade John Gates Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.15 is less than the state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1 18:1
John Gates Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
92%
25%
John Gates Elementary School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
4%
17%
John Gates Elementary School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
3%
50%
John Gates Elementary School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
1%
3%
John Gates Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.15 0.31
John Gates Elementary School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
82%
47%
John Gates Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a
3%
John Gates Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2003-2013)

District Comparison

Aurora East Usd 131 School District's student population of 14,685 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $10,735 in this district is less than the state average of $11,118. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $9,502 is less than the state average of $11,218. The district spending/student has grown by 5% over four years.
School District Name Aurora East Usd 131 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
19
3
Number of Students Managed 14,685 938
Aurora East Usd 131 School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $145 MM $11 MM
Aurora East Usd 131 School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $128 MM $11 MM
Aurora East Usd 131 School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $10,735 $11,118
Aurora East Usd 131 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,502 $11,218
Aurora East Usd 131 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is East High School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is K D Waldo Middle School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is G N Dieterich Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
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  • AuroraEast High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 3525 students
    0.3 miles
    500 Tomcat Ln
    AuroraIL 60505
    (630)299-8000
    0.39-123525
  • AuroraEast Aurora High School RsspAlternative School
    Grades: 9-12 | 24 students
    0.4 miles
    500 Tomcat Ln
    AuroraIL 60505
    (630)232-5963
    0.49-1224
  • AuroraG N Dieterich Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 633 students
    0.7 miles
    1141 Jackson St
    AuroraIL 60505
    (630)299-8280
    0.7PK-5633
  • AuroraK D Waldo Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 911 students
    0.8 miles
    56 Jackson St
    AuroraIL 60505
    (630)299-8400
    0.86-8911
  • AuroraW S Beaupre Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 372 students
    0.8 miles
    954 East Benton St
    AuroraIL 60505
    (630)299-5390
    0.8KG-5372

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