Walter F Fierke Ed Center

  • Walter F Fierke Ed Center serves 345 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 50-54% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 40-44% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 51%.

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School Overview

  • Walter F Fierke Ed Center's student population of 345 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 26 teachers has grown by 18% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students345 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Walter F Fierke Ed Center's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Walter F Fierke Ed Center is 0.43, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.32. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank#352 out of 3,544 schools
(Top 10%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
32%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:116:1
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Asian
2%
5%
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Hispanic
19%
26%
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Black
1%
17%
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White
73%
49%
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Two or more races
5%
3%
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Diversity Score0.430.32
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Eligible for Free Lunch
19%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCcsd 146 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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