Prairie Oak School

1427 Oak Park Ave
Berwyn, IL 60402
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Prairie Oak School serves 795 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Prairie Oak 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 21% (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 16:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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School Overview

Prairie Oak School's student population of 795 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 50 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students795 students
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Total Classroom Teachers50 teachers
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School Comparison

Prairie Oak 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 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.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#2303 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
80%
26%
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Black
11%
17%
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White
6%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.350.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
85%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBerwyn North 98 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Prairie Oak School is J Sterling Morton West High School (1.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Lincoln Middle School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Jefferson Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Berwyn Jefferson Elementary School Math: 31% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 589 students
    0.4 miles
    7035 16th St
    Berwyn, IL 60402
    (708) 795-2454
    0.4 PK-5 589
  • Oak Park Abraham Lincoln Elementary School Math: 46% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 687 students
    0.5 miles
    1111 S Grove Ave
    Oak Park, IL 60304
    (708) 524-3110
    0.5 K-5 687
  • Berwyn Karel Havlicek Elementary School Math: 17% | Reading: 29%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 561 students
    0.5 miles
    6401 15th St
    Berwyn, IL 60402
    (708) 795-2451
    0.5 PK-5 561
  • Berwyn Lincoln Middle School Math: 27% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 967 students
    0.5 miles
    6432 16th St
    Berwyn, IL 60402
    (708) 795-2475
    0.5 6-8 967
  • Forest Park Betsy Ross Elementary School
    Grades: K-2 | 152 students
    0.7 miles
    1315 Marengo Ave
    Forest Park, IL 60130
    (708) 366-7498
    0.7 K-2 152

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