Marycrest Early Childhood Center

303 Purdue Ct
Joliet, IL 60436
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Marycrest Early Childhood Center serves 342 students in grades Prekindergarten-Kindergarten.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 83% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

Marycrest Early Childhood Center's student population of 342 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-Kindergarten
Total Students342 students
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Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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School Comparison

The diversity score of Marycrest Early Childhood Center is 0.57, 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)
Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
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5%
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Hispanic
61%
26%
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Black
17%
17%
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White
17%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.570.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
2%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
2%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Marycrest Early Childhood Center and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJoliet PSD 86 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Marycrest Early Childhood Center is Joliet West High School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Dirksen Junior High School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Thomas Jefferson Elementary School (1.0 miles away)
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