Washington Elementary School

Washington Elementary School serves 183 students in grades Prekindergarten.
The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 76% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

Washington Elementary School's student population of 183 students has grown by 72% over five school years.
The teacher population of 7 teachers has grown by 40% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten
Total Students
183 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
7 teachers

School Rankings

The diversity score of Washington Elementary School is 0.43, 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 Data
This School
State Level (IL)
Student : Teacher Ratio
26:1
15:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
5%
Hispanic
72%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Washington Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
2%
17%
White
24%
48%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Washington Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Washington Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Washington Elementary School.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score
0.43
This chart display the diversity score of Washington Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
92%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Washington Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten
  • Students: 183 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 26:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 76%
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.43 (Top 50% in IL)

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