Oakton Elementary School

436 Ridge Ave
Evanston, IL 60202
(School attendance zone shown in map)
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 382 students in grades Kindergarten-5, Oakton Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15-19% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 28%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 30%).
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 53% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 382 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 77%
  • : Bottom 50% in IL
  • : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • : 20-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Oakton Elementary School's student population of 382 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
382 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
37 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Oakton Elementary School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 3,426 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Oakton Elementary School is 0.69, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (IL)
#1900 out of 3426 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart displays the overall school rank of Oakton Elementary School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
(20-21)
15-19%
28%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Oakton 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 2020-21 school year data.
20-24%
30%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Oakton 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 2021-22 school year data.
20-29%
50%
Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
14:1
This chart displays the student teacher ratio of Oakton Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
5%
This chart displays the percentage of Asian students in Oakton Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hispanic
25%
27%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Oakton Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
44%
17%
This chart displays the percentage of Black students in Oakton Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
23%
47%
This chart displays the percentage of White students in Oakton Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
This chart displays the percentage of students of two or more races in Oakton Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Oakton Elementary School.
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Illinois.
0.69
This chart displays the diversity score of Oakton Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
54%
43%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Oakton Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
4%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Oakton Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Oakton Elementary School's ranking?
Oakton Elementary School is ranked #1900 out of 3,426 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Illinois.
What schools are Oakton Elementary School often compared to?
Oakton Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Orrington Elementary School, The Joseph Sears School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
15-19% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 28% IL state average), while 20-24% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 30% IL state average).
How many students attend Oakton Elementary School?
382 students attend Oakton Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
44% of Oakton Elementary School students are Black, 25% of students are Hispanic, 23% of students are White, 7% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Oakton Elementary School?
Oakton Elementary School has a student ration of 10:1, which is lower than the Illinois state average of 14:1.
What grades does Oakton Elementary School offer ?
Oakton Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Oakton Elementary School part of?
Oakton Elementary School is part of Evanston CCSD 65 School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 382 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 77%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • : 20-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

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