Lions Park Elementary School

2.00 5 1 (1 review)
804 S William St
Mount Prospect, IL 60056
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Lions Park Elementary School serves 446 students in grades 2-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 53% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 58% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Lions Park Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Lions Park Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

Lions Park Elementary School's student population of 446 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 2-5
Total Students446 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

Lions Park Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Lions Park Elementary School is 0.36, 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
#424 out of 3672 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
9%
5%
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Hispanic
8%
26%
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Black
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17%
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White
79%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.360.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
8%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
2%
27%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMount Prospect 57 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Lions Park Elementary School is Prospect High School (1.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Lincoln Middle School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Brentwood Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
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School Reviews

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This school has declined quite a bit in quality over the past few years. It seems to need a stronger hand leading it. Programs are good, but exceptional kids on either end tend to be swept up in bureaucracy and not well nurtured academically. Gifted teacher is excellent.
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