Lynne Thigpen Elementary School serves 592 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Lynne Thigpen Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤5% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 28%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 6-9% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2020-21 school year.
Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 53% (majority Hispanic and Black).
Quick Stats (2023)
- Grades: Kindergarten-5
- Enrollment: 592 students
- Minority Enrollment: 89%
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50% in IL
- Math Proficiency: ≤5% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 6-9% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education
Lynne Thigpen Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:
Percent Eligible For Free Lunch
Lynne Thigpen Elementary School's student population of 592 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Lynne Thigpen Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,663 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Lynne Thigpen Elementary School is 0.60, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#3321 out of 3663 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) 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 #3321 out of 3,663 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Illinois.
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 6-9% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 32% IL state average).
How many students attend Lynne Thigpen Elementary School?
592 students attend Lynne Thigpen Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
56% of Lynne Thigpen Elementary School students are Hispanic, 27% of students are Black, 11% of students are White, and 6% of students are Two or more races.
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 Public School District 86.
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