Romona Elementary School

600 Romona Rd
Wilmette, IL 60091
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
10/
10
Top 5%
Romona Elementary School serves 551 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
Romona Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 77% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 68% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Romona Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

Romona Elementary School's student population of 551 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 41 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Awards Blue Ribbon School (2017)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students551 students
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Total Classroom Teachers41 teachers
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School Comparison

Romona Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% 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 Romona Elementary School is 0.56, 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
#105 out of 3672 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
77%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
68%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
21%
5%
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Hispanic
7%
26%
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Black
1%
17%
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White
62%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
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Two or more races
9%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.560.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
5%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
3%
27%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWilmette 39 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Romona Elementary School is Niles North High School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Wilmette Junior High School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Highcrest Middle School (0.7 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Wilmette Wilmette Junior High School Math: 65% | Reading: 66%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 7-8 | 887 students
    0.2 miles
    620 Locust Rd
    Wilmette, IL 60091
    (847) 256-7280
    0.2 7-8 887
  • Wilmette Highcrest Middle School Math: 62% | Reading: 70%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: 5-6 | 853 students
    0.7 miles
    569 Hunter Rd
    Wilmette, IL 60091
    (847) 853-2900
    0.7 5-6 853
  • Wilmette Marie Murphy School Math: 78% | Reading: 84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Grades: 6-8 | 284 students
    0.7 miles
    2921 Illinois Rd
    Wilmette, IL 60091
    (847) 251-3617
    0.7 6-8 284
  • Wilmette Harper Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: K-4 | 411 students
    0.8 miles
    1101 Dartmouth St
    Wilmette, IL 60091
    (847) 251-6754
    0.8 K-4 411
  • Wilmette Winnetka Covenant Preschool Special Education School
    Grades: PK | 9 students
    0.8 miles
    1200 Hibbard Rd
    Wilmette, IL 60091
    (847) 446-4300
    0.8 PK 9

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