Marya Yates Elementary School

Marya Yates Elementary School serves 346 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15-19% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Marya Yates 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 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Marya Yates Elementary School's student population of 346 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has grown by 18% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students346 students
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Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

Marya Yates Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Marya Yates Elementary School is 0.15, 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
#2583 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
1%
26%
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Black
92%
17%
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White
3%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.150.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
70%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameESD 159 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Marya Yates Elementary School is Rich South Campus High School (3.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Colin Powell Middle School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Woodgate Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
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Rude disrespectful teachers. Very mean to students. If your child goes here, question them daily on how the teachers talk or treat them.
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