John Laidlaw Elementary School
John Laidlaw Elementary School serves 422 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 74% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 33%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 68% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 53% (majority Hispanic).
Quick Stats (2023)
- Grades: Prekindergarten-5
- Enrollment: 422 students
- Minority Enrollment: 8%
- Math Proficiency: 74%
- Reading Proficiency: 68%
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education
John Laidlaw Elementary School's student population of 422 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
The diversity score of John Laidlaw Elementary School is 0.15, 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)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)(18-19)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)(18-19)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
74% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 33% IL state average), while 68% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 38% IL state average).
How many students attend John Laidlaw Elementary School?
422 students attend John Laidlaw Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
92% of John Laidlaw Elementary School students are White, 3% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.
What grades does John Laidlaw Elementary School offer ?
John Laidlaw Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is John Laidlaw Elementary School part of?
John Laidlaw Elementary School is part of Western Springs School District 101.
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