Wallace Elementary School

  • Wallace Elementary School serves 342 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 51% (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 56% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Wallace Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) 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 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Wallace Elementary School's student population of 342 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 26 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students342 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Wallace Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 3,672 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Wallace Elementary School is 0.26, 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 School Rank#516 out of 3672 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
5%
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Hispanic
8%
26%
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Black
3%
17%
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White
86%
48%
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Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score0.260.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
23%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWallace CCSD 195 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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