Laraway Elementary School

  • Laraway Elementary School serves 271 students in grades 2-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 14% (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 28% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Laraway 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Laraway Elementary School's student population of 271 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 2-8
Total Students271 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Laraway Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,679 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has decreased from 11:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Laraway Elementary School is 0.56, 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 School Rank (16-17)#2643 out of 3679 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
14%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio9:115:1
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Hispanic
37%
26%
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Black
55%
17%
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White
7%
48%
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Two or more races
1%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Laraway Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.560.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Laraway Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLaraway CCSD 70c School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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