Washington Elementary School

819 W Chicago St
Elgin, IL 60123
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Bottom 50%
Serving 417 students in grades Prekindergarten-6, Washington Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 6-9% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 28%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 10% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 30%).
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 53% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 417 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 90%
  • : Bottom 50% in IL
  • : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • : 10% (Btm 50%)
  • : 20-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Washington Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

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Attribute
Most improved public schools

School Overview

Washington Elementary School's student population of 417 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
417 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
24 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Washington Elementary School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 3,426 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Washington Elementary School is 0.52, 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.
This School
State Level (IL)
#2922 out of 3426 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart displays the overall school rank of Washington Elementary School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
(20-21)
6-9%
28%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Washington Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Illinois by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
10%
30%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Washington Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
20-29%
50%
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
14:1
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American Indian
3%
n/a
Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
67%
27%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Washington Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
16%
17%
This chart displays the percentage of Black students in Washington Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
10%
47%
This chart displays the percentage of White students in Washington Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Illinois.
0.52
This chart displays the diversity score of Washington Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
76%
43%
This chart displays 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 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
4%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Washington Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Washington Elementary School's ranking?
Washington Elementary School is ranked #2922 out of 3,426 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Illinois.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
6-9% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 28% IL state average), while 10% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 30% IL state average).
How many students attend Washington Elementary School?
417 students attend Washington Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
67% of Washington Elementary School students are Hispanic, 16% of students are Black, 10% of students are White, 3% of students are American Indian, 3% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Washington Elementary School?
Washington Elementary School has a student ration of 17:1, which is higher than the Illinois state average of 14:1.
What grades does Washington Elementary School offer ?
Washington Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6
What school district is Washington Elementary School part of?
Washington Elementary School is part of SD U-46 School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 417 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 90%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • : 10% (Btm 50%)
  • : 20-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

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