Northwestern Elementary School

  • Northwestern Elementary School serves 211 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 20-24% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 16:1.

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School Overview

  • Northwestern Elementary School's student population of 211 students has grown by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 18 teachers has grown by 28% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students211 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Northwestern Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Northwestern Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Northwestern Elementary School is 0.00, 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#1741 out of 3,544 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
32%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Northwestern 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)25-29%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Northwestern 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 Ratio12:116:1
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Hispanic
n/a
26%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Northwestern Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Black
n/a
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Northwestern Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
White
100%
49%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Northwestern Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Northwestern Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Scoren/a0.32
This chart display the diversity score of Northwestern Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Illinois by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
56%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Northwestern 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 Lunchn/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Northwestern Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNorthwestern CUSD 2 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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