Washington Elementary School

  • Washington Elementary School serves 545 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 51% (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 48% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Washington Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 51%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Washington Elementary School's student population of 545 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 40 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students545 students
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Total Classroom Teachers40 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Washington Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 3,679 schools in Illinois (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Washington Elementary School is 0.67, which is equal to the diversity score at state average of 0.67. 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#737 out of 3679 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
32%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
38%
This chart display 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
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Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
37%
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 2016-17 school year data.
Black
12%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Washington Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
42%
49%
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 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
8%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis 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 Score0.670.67
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Eligible for Free Lunch
38%
46%
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 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
4%
This chart display 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 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameEvanston CCSD 65 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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