Virginia Lake Elementary School

  • Virginia Lake Elementary School serves 758 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 26% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 28% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 51%.

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School Overview

  • Virginia Lake Elementary School's student population of 758 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 47 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students758 students
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Total Classroom Teachers47 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Virginia Lake Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Virginia Lake Elementary School is 0.52, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank#1636 out of 3,544 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
32%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Virginia Lake 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)
28%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Virginia Lake 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 Ratio16:116:1
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Asian
6%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Virginia Lake Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
66%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Virginia Lake Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
4%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Virginia Lake Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
22%
49%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Virginia Lake Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
2%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Virginia Lake Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Virginia Lake Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.520.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
65%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Virginia Lake Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Virginia Lake Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePalatine CCSD 15 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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