W J Zahnow Elementary School

301 Hamacher St
Waterloo, IL 62298
(School attendance zone shown in map)
W J Zahnow Elementary School serves 406 students in grades Prekindergarten-1.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

W J Zahnow Elementary School's student population of 406 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-1
Total Students406 students
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Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
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School Comparison

The diversity score of W J Zahnow Elementary School is 0.06, 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)
Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
2%
26%
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Black
n/a
17%
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White
97%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.060.68
This chart display the diversity score of W J Zahnow 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
15%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in W J Zahnow 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 W J Zahnow 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 NameWaterloo CUSD 5 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to W J Zahnow Elementary School is Waterloo High School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Waterloo Junior High School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Waterloo Waterloo High School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12 | 806 students
    0.2 miles
    505 E Bulldog
    Waterloo, IL 62298
    (618) 939-3455
    0.2 9-12 806
  • Waterloo Waterloo Junior High School Math: 56% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 6-8 | 598 students
    0.3 miles
    200 Bellefontaine Dr
    Waterloo, IL 62298
    (618) 939-3457
    0.3 6-8 598
  • Waterloo Gardner Elementary School Math: 60% | Reading: 60%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 4-5 | 401 students
    0.4 miles
    1 Ed Gardner Pl
    Waterloo, IL 62298
    (618) 939-3060
    0.4 4-5 401
  • Waterloo Rogers Elementary School Math: 67% | Reading: 76%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: 2-3 | 401 students
    0.4 miles
    200 Rogers St
    Waterloo, IL 62298
    (618) 939-3454
    0.4 2-3 401
  • Columbia Eagleview Elementary School
    Grades: PK-1 | 324 students
    7.5 miles
    113 S Rapp Ave
    Columbia, IL 62236
    (618) 281-4995
    7.5 PK-1 324

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