Lexington Elementary School (Closed 2017)

  • Lexington Elementary School served 298 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math was 27% (which was lower than the Illinois state average of 59%) for the 2013-14 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts was 29% (which was lower than the Illinois state average of 57%) for the 2013-14 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 was higher than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment was 99% of the student body (majority Black), which was higher than the Illinois state average of 51%.

School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students298 students
This chart display total students of Lexington Elementary School by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Lexington Elementary School by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Lexington Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
59%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Lexington Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Illinois by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
57%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Lexington Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Illinois by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio19:116:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Lexington Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
13%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Lexington Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
84%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Lexington Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
1%
49%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Lexington Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
2%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Lexington Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Lexington Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.280.68
This chart display the diversity score of Lexington Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
93%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Lexington Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Lexington Elementary 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.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMaywood-Melrose Park-Broadview 89 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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