Mokena Elementary School

  • Mokena Elementary School serves 688 students in grades Prekindergarten-3.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 50-54% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 55-59% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 51%.

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School Overview

  • Mokena Elementary School's student population of 688 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 44 teachers has grown by 18% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-3
Total Students688 students
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Total Classroom Teachers44 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Mokena Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Mokena Elementary School is 0.21, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.32. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank#1051 out of 3,544 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
32%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Mokena Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Mokena Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
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Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
6%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Mokena Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
1%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Mokena Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
89%
49%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Mokena Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
3%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Mokena Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.210.32
This chart display the diversity score of Mokena Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
16%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Mokena Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mokena Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMokena SD 159 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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