The Wheatlands Elementary School

  • The Wheatlands Elementary School serves 608 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 52% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 66% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The Wheatlands Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Illinois state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • The Wheatlands Elementary School's student population of 608 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 40 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students608 students
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Total Classroom Teachers40 teachers
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School Comparison

  • The Wheatlands Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% of all 3,679 schools in Illinois (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of The Wheatlands Elementary School is 0.63, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.67. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#328 out of 3679 schools
(Top 10%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
32%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of The Wheatlands Elementary 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of The Wheatlands Elementary 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of The Wheatlands Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Asian
12%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in The Wheatlands Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
15%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in The Wheatlands Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
10%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in The Wheatlands Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
57%
48%
This chart display the percentage of White students in The Wheatlands Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Two or more races
6%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in The Wheatlands Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in The Wheatlands Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.630.67
This chart display the diversity score of The Wheatlands Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
14%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in The Wheatlands Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
2%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in The Wheatlands Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCUSD 308 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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