John Mills Elementary School

  • John Mills Elementary School serves 606 students in grades 1-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 26% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 30% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 51%.

School Overview

  • John Mills Elementary School's student population of 606 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 43 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 1-6
Total Students606 students
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Total Classroom Teachers43 teachers
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School Comparison

  • John Mills Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of John Mills Elementary School is 0.54, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.67. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank#2083 out of 3,544 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
32%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
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Asian
3%
5%
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Hispanic
51%
26%
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Black
1%
17%
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White
45%
49%
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Two or more races
n/a
3%
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Diversity Score0.540.67
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Eligible for Free Lunch
48%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameElmwood Park CUSD 401 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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    (708)583-5860
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    0.6 miles
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    0.8 miles
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    Grades: 9-12 | 891 students
    0.9 miles
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    Elmwood Park, IL 60707
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  • River Grove River Grove Elementary School Magnet School
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    1.0 miles
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    River Grove, IL 60171
    (708)453-6172
    1.0 PK-8 701

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