Prairie Trail School

13600 W Wadsworth Rd
Wadsworth, IL 60083
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Prairie Trail School serves 513 students in grades 3-5.
Prairie Trail 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 33%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 23% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 75% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Prairie Trail School's student population of 513 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 3-5
Total Students513 students
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Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
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School Rankings

Prairie Trail School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Prairie Trail School is 0.74, which is more 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
#2544 out of 3655 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
8%
5%
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Hispanic
37%
26%
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Black
25%
17%
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White
25%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.740.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
36%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
18%
27%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGurnee 56 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Prairie Trail School is Waukegan High School (2.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Viking School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Gurnee Viking School Math: 17% | Reading: 22%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 556 students
    0.5 miles
    4460 Old Grand Ave
    Gurnee, IL 60031
    (847) 336-2108
    0.5 6-8 556
  • Gurnee River Trail School Math: 22% | Reading: 29%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 499 students
    0.6 miles
    333 N Oplaine Rd
    Gurnee, IL 60031
    (847) 249-6253
    0.6 K-8 499
  • Gurnee Spaulding Elementary School
    Grades: PK-2 | 493 students
    2.0 miles
    2000 Belle Plaine Av
    Gurnee, IL 60031
    (847) 662-3701
    2 PK-2 493
  • Waukegan Glenwood Elementary School Math: 17% | Reading: 16%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 745 students
    2.7 miles
    2500 Northmoor Ave
    Waukegan, IL 60085
    (224) 303-2010
    2.7 K-5 745
  • Waukegan Washington Elementary School Math: 15% | Reading: 14%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 574 students
    2.7 miles
    110 S Orchard Ave
    Waukegan, IL 60085
    (224) 303-2220
    2.7 K-5 574

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