Joyce Kilmer Elementary School

655 Golfview Ter
Buffalo Grove, IL 60089
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Joyce Kilmer Elementary School serves 516 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 28% (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 28% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Joyce Kilmer Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 73% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Joyce Kilmer Elementary School's student population of 516 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students516 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

Joyce Kilmer 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 Joyce Kilmer Elementary School is 0.59, 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
#2018 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:115:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
9%
5%
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Hispanic
58%
26%
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Black
2%
17%
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White
27%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.590.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
53%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
16%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWheeling CCSD 21 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Joyce Kilmer Elementary School is Buffalo Grove High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Cooper Middle School (1.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Booth Tarkington Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
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