2015 S Peoria St
Chicago, IL 60608
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Walsh Elementary School serves 256 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10-14% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 33%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 15-19% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 53% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 256 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in IL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

School Overview

Walsh Elementary School's student population of 256 students has declined by 28% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students
256 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
23 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Walsh Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,655 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Walsh Elementary School is 0.27, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#2988 out of 3655 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
10-14%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
n/a
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
85%
27%
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Black
12%
17%
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White
2%
47%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score
0.27
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
8%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Walsh Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

10-14% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 33% IL state average), while 15-19% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 38% IL state average).

How many students attend Walsh Elementary School?

256 students attend Walsh Elementary School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

85% of Walsh Elementary School students are Hispanic, 12% of students are Black, 2% of students are White, and 1% of students are Two or more races.

What grades does Walsh Elementary School offer ?

Walsh Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-8

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 256 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

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