Washington Elementary School

  • Washington Elementary School serves 290 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 15-19% (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 20-24% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Washington Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 51%.

School Overview

  • Washington Elementary School's student population of 290 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 20 teachers has grown by 33% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students290 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Washington Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Washington Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 15:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Washington Elementary School is 0.54, which is less than 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#2682 out of 3679 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)15-19%
32%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
5%
26%
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Black
13%
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
64%
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
18%
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 Score0.540.67
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Eligible for Free Lunch
69%
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 Lunchn/a
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 2011-12 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJacksonville SD 117 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school, and elementary school to Washington Elementary School is Arc (0.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Jacksonville Arc Alternative School
    Magnet School
    Grades: 6-12 | 15 students
    0.5 miles
    747 W Lafayette Ave
    Jacksonville, IL 62650
    (217)243-8438
    0.5 6-12 15
  • Jacksonville Crossroad Learning Center Magnet School
    Grades: K-10 | 3 students
    0.5 miles
    30 Central Pk Plza
    Jacksonville, IL 62650
    (217)243-0065
    0.5 K-10 3
  • Jacksonville The Lafayette Academy Alternative School
    Magnet School
    Grades: 9-12 | 47 students
    0.6 miles
    747 W Lafayette Ave
    Jacksonville, IL 62650
    (217)243-8438
    0.6 9-12 47
  • Jacksonville Jonathan Turner Junior High School Magnet School
    Grades: 7-8 | 516 students
    0.7 miles
    664 Lincoln Ave
    Jacksonville, IL 62650
    (217)243-4384
    0.7 7-8 516
  • Jacksonville Educational Daycare Special Education School
    Magnet School
    Grades: PK | 6 students
    0.8 miles
    330 W Michigan Ave
    Jacksonville, IL 62650
    (217)245-7174
    0.8 PK 6

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