Lions Park Elementary School

  • Lions Park Elementary School serves 454 students in grades 2-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 62% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 67% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Lions Park Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 51%.

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 454 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 2-5
Total Students454 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Lions Park Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Lions Park Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% 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 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Lions Park Elementary School is 0.36, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.67. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank#170 out of 3679 schools
(Top 5%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
32%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Lions Park 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
67%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Lions Park 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Lions Park Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Asian
10%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Lions Park Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
8%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Lions Park Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
n/a
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Lions Park Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
White
79%
49%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Lions Park 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
3%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Lions Park Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.360.67
This chart display the diversity score of Lions Park 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
7%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Lions Park 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.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMount Prospect SD 57 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Des Plaines Brentwood Elementary School Magnet School
    Grades: K-5 | 436 students
    0.8 miles
    260 Dulles Rd
    Des Plaines, IL 60016
    (847)593-4401
    0.8 K-5 436
  • Mount Prospect Lincoln Middle School Magnet School
    Grades: 6-8 | 721 students
    0.8 miles
    700 W Lincoln St
    Mount Prospect, IL 60056
    (847)394-7350
    0.8 6-8 721
  • Des Plaines Chippewa Middle School Magnet School
    Grades: 6-8 | 692 students
    1.2 miles
    123 N 8th Ave
    Des Plaines, IL 60016
    (847)824-1503
    1.2 6-8 692
  • Des Plaines Cumberland Elementary School Magnet School
    Grades: K-5 | 325 students
    1.3 miles
    700 E Golf Rd
    Des Plaines, IL 60016
    (847)824-1451
    1.3 K-5 325
  • Mount Prospect Fairview Elementary School Magnet School
    Grades: 2-5 | 552 students
    1.3 miles
    300 N Fairview Ave
    Mount Prospect, IL 60056
    (847)394-7320
    1.3 2-5 552

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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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