Orchard Place Elementary School

2727 Maple St
Des Plaines, IL 60018
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Orchard Place Elementary School serves 286 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is approximately equal to the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Orchard Place Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 85% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Orchard Place Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

Orchard Place Elementary School's student population of 286 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students286 students
This chart display total students of Orchard Place Elementary School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Gender % This chart display gender of Orchard Place Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Orchard Place Elementary School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Students by Grade This chart display the students of Orchard Place Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

Orchard Place 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 Orchard Place Elementary School is 0.39, 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
#1346 out of 3672 schools
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Orchard Place Elementary School, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
32%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Orchard Place 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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
37%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Orchard Place 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 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio10:115:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Orchard Place Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
5%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Orchard Place Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
77%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Orchard Place Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
1%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Orchard Place Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
15%
48%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Orchard Place Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Orchard Place Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Orchard Place Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score
0.390.68
This chart display the diversity score of Orchard Place Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
48%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Orchard Place Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
18%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Orchard Place Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCCSD 62 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Orchard Place Elementary School is North Cook Young Adult Academy (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Iroquois Community School (0.4 miles away)
Show me:

School Reviews

Review Orchard Place Elementary School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
Jay McDowell, a public school teacher in Howell, evicted a student for making anti-homosexual comments, but now the instructor faces suspension. Learn about the national controversy that involves this local Michigan teacher.
A six-year old in Aurora, Colorado, was suspended after singing an LMFAO song to a little girl in his class and reportedly “shaking his booty.” We look at the case and the sexual harassment problem in public schools today.
After playing rapper Macklemore's "Same Love" pro-gay rights rap song in class, a Michigan teacher was suspended with no pay. We explore the controversy.