Maercker Elementary School

5827 S Cass Ave
Westmont, IL 60559
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Maercker Elementary School serves 488 students in grades 3-5.
Maercker 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 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 53% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Maercker Elementary School's student population of 488 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 3-5
Total Students488 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

Maercker 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 Maercker Elementary School is 0.70, which is more 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
#521 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)
53%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
24%
5%
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Hispanic
19%
26%
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Black
7%
17%
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White
46%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.700.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
37%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMaercker 60 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Maercker Elementary School is High Schoold 86 Adult Opportunties Pgm (1.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Westview Hills Middle School (0.8 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Westmont South School
    Grades: PK | 48 students
    0.7 miles
    133 S Grant St
    Westmont, IL 60559
    (630) 468-8250
    0.7 PK 48
  • Willowbrook Westview Hills Middle School Math: 52% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 6-8 | 478 students
    0.8 miles
    630 65th St
    Willowbrook, IL 60527
    (630) 515-4830
    0.8 6-8 478
  • Clarendon Hills Holmes Elementary School
    Grades: PK-2 | 492 students
    1.2 miles
    5800 Holmes Ave
    Clarendon Hills, IL 60514
    (630) 515-4810
    1.2 PK-2 492
  • Westmont J T Manning Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-5 | 329 students
    1.2 miles
    200 N Linden Ave
    Westmont, IL 60559
    (630) 468-8050
    1.2 K-5 329
  • Darien Mark Delay School
    Grades: PK-2 | 533 students
    1.2 miles
    6801 Wilmette Ave
    Darien, IL 60561
    (630) 852-0200
    1.2 PK-2 533

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