Kirk School

520 S Plum Grove Rd
Palatine, IL 60067
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Top 50%
Kirk School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 21-39% (which is approximately equal to the Illinois state average of 28%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤20% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Special education school
  • : 21-39% (Top 50% in IL)
  • : ≤20%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

School Overview

The teacher population of 47 teachers has grown by 17% over five school years.
Grades Offered
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Total Students (19-20)
167 students
This chart displays total students of Kirk School by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Total Classroom Teachers
47 teachers
This chart displays the total teachers of Kirk School by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.

School Rankings

This School
State Level (IL)
(20-21)
21-39%
28%
(20-21)
≤20%
32%
Student : Teacher Ratio
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14:1
This chart displays the student teacher ratio of Kirk School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Illinois by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
American Indian
(19-20)
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n/a
Asian
(19-20)
13%
5%
This chart displays the percentage of Asian students in Kirk School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Hispanic
(19-20)
26%
26%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Kirk School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Black
(19-20)
6%
17%
This chart displays the percentage of Black students in Kirk School and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
White
(19-20)
53%
48%
This chart displays the percentage of White students in Kirk School and the percentage of White public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Hawaiian
(19-20)
n/a
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Two or more races
(19-20)
2%
4%
This chart displays the percentage of students of two or more races in Kirk School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Illinois by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
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This chart displays the diversity score of Kirk School and the public school average diversity score of Illinois by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch (19-20)
28%
47%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Kirk School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
3%
27%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Kirk School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What schools are Kirk School often compared to?
Kirk Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Timber Ridge School, Lincoln Academy by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
21-39% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 28% IL state average), while ≤20% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 32% IL state average).
How many students attend Kirk School?
167 students attend Kirk School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
53% of Kirk School students are White, 26% of students are Hispanic, 13% of students are Asian, 6% of students are Black, and 2% of students are Two or more races.
What school district is Kirk School part of?

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Special education school
  • : 21-39% (Top 50%)
  • : ≤20%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

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