Walsh Elementary School

5640 S 75th Ave
Summit Argo, IL 60501
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Walsh Elementary School serves 293 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
Walsh Elementary 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 15-19% (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 15-19% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Walsh Elementary School's student population of 293 students has declined by 16% over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-4
Total Students293 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

Walsh Elementary 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 Walsh Elementary School is 0.37, 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
#2790 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
3%
5%
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Hispanic
79%
26%
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Black
5%
17%
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White
10%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.370.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
69%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
9%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSummit 104 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Walsh Elementary School is Argo Community High School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Heritage Middle School (0.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Summit Argo Heritage Middle School Math: 17% | Reading: 26%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 557 students
    0.4 miles
    6021 S 74th Ave
    Summit Argo, IL 60501
    (708) 458-7590
    0.4 6-8 557
  • Summit Argo Otis P Graves Elementary School Math: 10-14% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-4 | 518 students
    0.4 miles
    6021 S 74th Ave
    Summit Argo, IL 60501
    (708) 458-7260
    0.4 PK-4 518
  • Summit Argo Argo Community High School Math: 30% | Reading: 24%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,909 student
    0.8 miles
    7329 W 63rd St
    Summit Argo, IL 60501
    (708) 728-3200
    0.8 9-12 1,909
  • Summit Argo Dr Donald Wharton Elementary School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 5 | 186 students
    0.9 miles
    7555 W 64th St
    Summit Argo, IL 60501
    (708) 458-0640
    0.9 5 186
  • Chicago Byrne Elementary School Math: 20% | Reading: 28%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 674 students
    1.0 miles
    5329 S Oak Park Ave
    Chicago, IL 60638
    (773) 535-2170
    1 K-8 674

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