W A Johnson School

252 Ridgewood Ave
Bensenville, IL 60106
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
W A Johnson School serves 679 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
W A Johnson School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 21% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 29% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

W A Johnson School's student population of 679 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 49 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Awards Blue Ribbon School (2011)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students679 students
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Total Classroom Teachers49 teachers
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School Comparison

W A Johnson School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 W A Johnson School is 0.45, 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
#2303 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
5%
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Hispanic
70%
26%
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Black
n/a
17%
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White
26%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.450.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
59%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBensenville 2 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to W A Johnson School is Fenton High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Blackhawk Middle School (0.9 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Bensenville Fenton High School Math: 29% | Reading: 32%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,473 student
    0.5 miles
    1000 W Green St
    Bensenville, IL 60106
    (630) 860-6259
    0.5 9-12 1,473
  • Bensenville Transition Learning Center Special Education School
    Grades: 12 | 4 students
    0.8 miles
    6 S Addison St
    Bensenville, IL 60106
    (630) 980-3949
    0.8 12 4
  • Bensenville Blackhawk Middle School Math: 33% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 691 students
    0.9 miles
    250 S Church Rd
    Bensenville, IL 60106
    (630) 766-2601
    0.9 6-8 691
  • Bensenville Tioga Elementary School Math: 27% | Reading: 35%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 849 students
    1.1 miles
    212 W Memorial Rd
    Bensenville, IL 60106
    (630) 766-2602
    1.1 PK-5 849
  • Wood Dale Early Childhood Education Center
    Grades: PK | 111 students
    1.4 miles
    543 N Wood Dale Rd
    Wood Dale, IL 60191
    (630) 694-1174
    1.4 PK 111

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