Thomas Edison Elementary School

  • Thomas Edison Elementary School serves 529 students in grades 3-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 37% (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 37% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Thomas Edison Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Thomas Edison Elementary School's student population of 529 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 38 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 3-5
Total Students529 students
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Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Thomas Edison Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% 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 14:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Thomas Edison Elementary School is 0.73, which is more 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)#1387 out of 3679 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
32%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Thomas Edison 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)
37%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Thomas Edison 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 Ratio14:115:1
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Asian
30%
5%
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Hispanic
17%
26%
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Black
9%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Thomas Edison Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
38%
48%
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Two or more races
6%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Thomas Edison Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.730.67
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Eligible for Free Lunch
49%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Thomas Edison 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 Thomas Edison Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSkokie 69 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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