May Watts Elementary School

  • May Watts Elementary School serves 609 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65% (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 60% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • May Watts Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 66% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • May Watts Elementary School's student population of 609 students has declined by 16% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 37 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2015)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students609 students
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Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
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School Comparison

  • May Watts Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% 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 May Watts 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.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank#263 out of 3672 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
55%
5%
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Hispanic
2%
26%
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Black
4%
17%
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White
34%
48%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score0.580.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
4%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameIndian Prairie CUSD 204 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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