Palos West Elementary School
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).
- 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
Palos West Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Palos West Elementary School's student population of 653 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
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
State Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#218 out of 3655 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education
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