Romona Elementary School

  • Romona Elementary School serves 548 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 84% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 31%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 75% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 36%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Romona Elementary School placed in the top 1% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 51%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Romona Elementary School's student population of 548 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 38 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2017)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students548 students
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Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Romona Elementary School is ranked within the top 1% of all 3,544 schools in Illinois (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Romona Elementary School is 0.56, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank
1%
24%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
84%
31%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75%
36%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
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Asian
23%
5%
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Hispanic
7%
26%
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Black
n/a
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Romona Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
White
62%
49%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Romona Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
8%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Romona Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.560.31
This chart display the diversity score of Romona Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Illinois by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
3%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Romona Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWilmette 39 School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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