100 Church St
Lake Zurich, IL 60047
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
May Whitney Elementary School serves 558 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
May Whitney Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 56% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 33%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 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).

Top Rankings

May Whitney Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

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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 11% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
558 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
40 teachers
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School Rankings

May Whitney Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 3,655 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 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 Data
This School
State Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#746 out of 3655 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
15:1
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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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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.50
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Eligible for Free Lunch
18%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 558 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 31%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in IL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 56% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.50 (Top 50%)

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