12700 S 104th Ave
Palos Park, IL 60464
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Palos West Elementary School serves 653 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Palos West Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60% (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 67% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 53% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 653 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 20%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10% in IL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 60% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 67% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Palos West Elementary School's student population of 653 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
653 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
43 teachers
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School Rankings

Palos West Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% 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 Palos West Elementary School is 0.35, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#218 out of 3655 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
67%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
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15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
5%
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Hispanic
12%
27%
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Black
2%
17%
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White
80%
47%
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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
0.35
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Eligible for Free Lunch
19%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 653 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 20%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 60% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 67% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

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