The Wheatlands Elementary School

2290 Barrington Dr
Aurora, IL 60503
(School attendance zone shown in map)
The Wheatlands Elementary School serves 608 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
The Wheatlands Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45% (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 63% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

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 stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 40 teachers has grown by 17% 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 20% 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 The Wheatlands Elementary School is 0.64, 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
#521 out of 3672 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
12%
5%
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Hispanic
15%
26%
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Black
11%
17%
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White
56%
48%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
6%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.640.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
15%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
2%
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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

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to The Wheatlands Elementary School is Oswego East High School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Bednarcik Junior High School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Homestead Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Aurora Homestead Elementary School Math: 50% | Reading: 73%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: K-5 | 637 students
    0.5 miles
    2830 Hillsboro Blvd
    Aurora, IL 60503
    (630) 636-3489
    0.5 K-5 637
  • Aurora Peter M Gombert Elementary School Math: 38% | Reading: 44%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 424 students
    1.2 miles
    2707 Ridge Rd
    Aurora, IL 60504
    (630) 375-3700
    1.2 K-5 424
  • Oswego Oswego East High School Math: 44% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,616 students
    1.3 miles
    1525 Harvey Rd
    Oswego, IL 60543
    (630) 636-3489
    1.3 9-12 2,616
  • Aurora Bednarcik Junior High School Math: 52% | Reading: 56%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 6-8 | 712 students
    1.4 miles
    3025 Heggs Rd
    Aurora, IL 60503
    (630) 636-3489
    1.4 6-8 712
  • Aurora Wolfs Crossing Elementary School Math: 57% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: K-5 | 529 students
    1.4 miles
    3015 Heggs Rd
    Aurora, IL 60503
    (630) 636-3489
    1.4 K-5 529

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