Washington Elementary School

  • Washington Elementary School serves 229 students in grades Kindergarten-3.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 20-29% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 11-19% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 51%.

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School Overview

  • Washington Elementary School's student population of 229 students has declined by 23% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 21 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2004)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-3
Total Students229 students
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Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Washington Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Washington Elementary School is 0.62, 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#2867 out of 3,544 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)20-29%
32%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)11-19%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:116:1
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Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
3%
26%
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Black
29%
17%
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White
53%
49%
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Two or more races
15%
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 Score0.620.32
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Eligible for Free Lunch
89%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameQuincy SD 172 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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  • Quincy Madison School Magnet School
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