John Gates Elementary School

  • John Gates Elementary School serves 656 students in grades PK-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the IL average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 51%.
  • John Gates Elementary School operates within the Aurora East Usd 131 School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 656 students has declined by 10% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 37 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 656 students
John Gates Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % John Gates Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 37 teachers
John Gates Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by Grade John Gates Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.13 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 18:1 16:1
John Gates Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
93%
25%
John Gates Elementary School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
4%
17%
John Gates Elementary School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
1%
49%
John Gates Elementary School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
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John Gates Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
2%
3%
John Gates Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
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.
0.13 0.31
John Gates Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
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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.
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John Gates Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2003-2013)

District Comparison

  • Aurora East Usd 131 School District's student population of 14,079 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $12,159 in this district is less than the state average of $15,061. The district revenue/student has grown by 13% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,632 is less than the state average of $15,092. The district spending/student has grown by 11% over four years.
School District Name Aurora East Usd 131 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
19
3
Number of Students Managed 14,079 753
Aurora East Usd 131 School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue $180 MM $11 MM
Aurora East Usd 131 School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $157 MM $11 MM
Aurora East Usd 131 School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $12,159 $15,061
Aurora East Usd 131 School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $10,632 $15,092
Aurora East Usd 131 School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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