Prairie Oak School

1427 Oak Park Ave
Berwyn, IL 60402
(School attendance zone shown in map)
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 763 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Prairie Oak 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 24% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 30%).
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Illinois state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 53% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 763 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 94%
  • : Bottom 50% in IL
  • : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • : 24% (Btm 50%)
  • : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Prairie Oak School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

Category
Attribute
Most improved public schools

School Overview

Prairie Oak School's student population of 763 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 53 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
763 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
53 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Prairie Oak 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 Prairie Oak 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.
This School
State Level (IL)
#1855 out of 3426 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart displays the overall school rank of Prairie Oak 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 Prairie Oak 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.
24%
30%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Prairie Oak 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.
35-39%
50%
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1
This chart displays the student teacher ratio of Prairie Oak 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 Prairie Oak School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hispanic
80%
27%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Prairie Oak School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
11%
17%
This chart displays the percentage of Black students in Prairie Oak School and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
6%
47%
This chart displays the percentage of White students in Prairie Oak 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
2%
4%
This chart displays the percentage of students of two or more races in Prairie Oak 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 Prairie Oak School.
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Illinois.
0.35
This chart displays the diversity score of Prairie Oak School and the public school average diversity score of Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
43%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Prairie Oak 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
1%
4%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Prairie Oak 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 Prairie Oak School's ranking?
Prairie Oak School is ranked #1855 out of 3,426 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Illinois.
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 24% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 30% IL state average).
How many students attend Prairie Oak School?
763 students attend Prairie Oak School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
80% of Prairie Oak School students are Hispanic, 11% of students are Black, 6% of students are White, 2% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Prairie Oak School?
Prairie Oak School has a student ration of 14:1, which is equal to the Illinois state average of 14:1.
What grades does Prairie Oak School offer ?
Prairie Oak School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Prairie Oak School part of?
Prairie Oak School is part of Berwyn North SD 98 School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 763 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 94%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • : 24% (Btm 50%)
  • : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

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