Lynne Thigpen Elementary School

207 S Midland Ave
Joliet, IL 60436
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Bottom 50%
Serving 634 students in grades Kindergarten-5, Lynne Thigpen 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 is ≤5% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 28%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 9% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 30%).
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 53% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 634 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 90%
  • : Bottom 50% in IL
  • : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • : 9% (Btm 50%)
  • : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Lynne Thigpen Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

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School Overview

Lynne Thigpen Elementary School's student population of 634 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
634 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
37 teachers
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School Rankings

Lynne Thigpen Elementary School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 3,426 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Lynne Thigpen Elementary School is 0.58, 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.
This School
State Level (IL)
#3116 out of 3426 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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(20-21)
≤5%
28%
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9%
30%
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20-24%
50%
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
14:1
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American Indian
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Asian
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5%
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Hispanic
59%
27%
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Black
25%
17%
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White
10%
47%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
6%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.58
This chart display the diversity score of Lynne Thigpen 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
100%
43%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
7%
5%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Lynne Thigpen Elementary School's ranking?
Lynne Thigpen Elementary School is ranked #3116 out of 3,426 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Illinois.
What schools are Lynne Thigpen Elementary School often compared to?
Lynne Thigpen Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Farragut Elementary School, Sator Sanchez Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≤5% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 28% IL state average), while 9% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 30% IL state average).
How many students attend Lynne Thigpen Elementary School?
634 students attend Lynne Thigpen Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
59% of Lynne Thigpen Elementary School students are Hispanic, 25% of students are Black, 10% of students are White, and 6% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Lynne Thigpen Elementary School?
Lynne Thigpen Elementary School has a student ration of 17:1, which is higher than the Illinois state average of 14:1.
What grades does Lynne Thigpen Elementary School offer ?
Lynne Thigpen Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Lynne Thigpen Elementary School part of?
Lynne Thigpen Elementary School is part of Joliet PSD 86 School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 634 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 90%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • : 9% (Btm 50%)
  • : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

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