Walker Elementary School

3601 Church St
Evanston, IL 60203
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Walker Elementary School serves 363 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (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 40-44% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Walker Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

Walker Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

Walker Elementary School's student population of 363 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students363 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

Walker Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Walker Elementary School is 0.77, which is more 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
#763 out of 3672 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
13%
5%
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Hispanic
16%
26%
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Black
29%
17%
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White
33%
48%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
8%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.770.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
41%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameEvanston CCSD 65 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Walker Elementary School is Evanston Township High School (1.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Dr Bessie Rhodes-global Studies (0.2 miles away)
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