Pershing Elementary School

6537 37th St
Berwyn, IL 60402
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Pershing Elementary School serves 466 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Pershing Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 29% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Pershing Elementary School's student population of 466 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students466 students
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Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

Pershing Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 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 Pershing Elementary School is 0.27, 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
#2139 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
5%
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Hispanic
85%
26%
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Black
2%
17%
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White
10%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.270.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
70%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
5%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBerwyn South 100 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Pershing Elementary School is J Sterling Morton East High School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Freedom Middle School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Abe Lincoln Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Cicero Abe Lincoln Elementary School Math: 18% | Reading: 29%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 911 students
    0.5 miles
    3545 S 61st Ave
    Cicero, IL 60804
    (708) 652-8889
    0.5 PK-6 911
  • Berwyn Edison Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 295 students
    0.5 miles
    4100 Scoville Ave
    Berwyn, IL 60402
    (708) 783-4400
    0.5 PK-5 295
  • Berwyn Irving Elementary School Math: 21% | Reading: 23%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 506 students
    0.6 miles
    3501 Clinton Ave
    Berwyn, IL 60402
    (708) 795-2334
    0.6 PK-5 506
  • Berwyn Freedom Middle School Math: 15% | Reading: 19%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 658 students
    0.8 miles
    3016 Ridgeland Ave
    Berwyn, IL 60402
    (708) 795-5800
    0.8 6-8 658
  • Berwyn Emerson Elementary School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 365 students
    0.9 miles
    6850 31st St
    Berwyn, IL 60402
    (708) 795-2322
    0.9 K-5 365

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