May Whitney Elementary School

  • May Whitney Elementary School serves 558 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45% (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 41% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • May Whitney Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

  • May Whitney Elementary School's student population of 558 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 40 teachers has grown by 17% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students558 students
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Total Classroom Teachers40 teachers
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School Comparison

  • May Whitney Elementary School is ranked within the top 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 May Whitney Elementary School is 0.50, 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#1112 out of 3672 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
2%
n/a
Asian
14%
5%
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Hispanic
11%
26%
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Black
1%
17%
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White
69%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score0.500.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
18%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLake Zurich CUSD 95 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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