John Jay Elementary School

1835 W Pheasant Trl
Mount Prospect, IL 60056
(School attendance zone shown in map)
John Jay Elementary School serves 347 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 6-9% (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 20-24% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
John Jay Elementary School 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 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

John Jay Elementary School's student population of 347 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students347 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

John Jay Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 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 John Jay Elementary School is 0.50, 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
#3033 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
6-9%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
2%
n/a
Asian
5%
5%
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Hispanic
69%
26%
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Black
5%
17%
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White
16%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.500.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
71%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCommunity Consolidated 59 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to John Jay Elementary School is The Academy At Forest View (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Holmes Junior High School (0.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Arlington Heights The Academy At Forest View
    Grades: 9-12 | 143 students
    0.6 miles
    2121 S Goebbert Rd
    Arlington Heights, IL 60005
    (847) 718-7771
    0.6 9-12 143
  • Arlington Heights Newcomer Center
    Grades: 9-11 | 33 students
    0.6 miles
    2121 S Goebbert Rd
    Arlington Heights, IL 60005
    (847) 718-7937
    0.6 9-11 33
  • Arlington Heights Vanguard School
    Grades: 9-12 | 94 students
    0.6 miles
    2121 S Goebbert Rd
    Arlington Heights, IL 60005
    (847) 718-7870
    0.6 9-12 94
  • Mount Prospect Holmes Junior High School
    Grades: 6-8 | 818 students
    0.7 miles
    1900 W Lonnquist Blv
    Mount Prospect, IL 60056
    (847) 593-4390
    0.7 6-8 818
  • Mount Prospect Robert Frost Elementary School
    Grades: K-5 | 352 students
    0.7 miles
    1308 S Cypress Dr
    Mount Prospect, IL 60056
    (847) 593-4378
    0.7 K-5 352

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