Lexington Elementary School (Closed 2015)

415 Lexington St
Maywood, IL 60153
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Serving 298 students in grades Prekindergarten-8, Lexington Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 27% (which was lower than the Illinois state average of 59%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 29% (which was lower than the Illinois state average of 57%).
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 was higher than the Illinois state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment was 99% of the student body (majority Black), which was higher than the Illinois state average of 53% (majority Hispanic and Black).

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students
298 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
16 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Lexington Elementary School by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Students by Grade
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School Rankings

This School
State Level (IL)
(13-14)
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.
(13-14)
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 Ratio
19:1
14:1
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 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
13%
27%
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 2021-22 school year data.
Black
83%
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 2021-22 school year data.
White
1%
47%
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 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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 2021-22 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This 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.
0.30
This chart display the diversity score of Lexington Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
94%
43%
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 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
37%
27%
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.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
27% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 59% IL state average), while 29% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 57% IL state average).
How many students attend Lexington Elementary School?
298 students attend Lexington Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
83% of Lexington Elementary School students are Black, 13% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are White.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Lexington Elementary School?
Lexington Elementary School has a student ration of 19:1, which is higher than the Illinois state average of 14:1.
What grades does Lexington Elementary School offer ?
Lexington Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-8
What school district is Lexington Elementary School part of?
Lexington Elementary School is part of Maywood-Melrose Park-Broadview 89 School District.

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