Washington Elementary School

524 S Kosciusko St
Jacksonville, IL 62650
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Washington Elementary School serves 301 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 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 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 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Washington Elementary School's student population of 301 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students301 students
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Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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School Comparison

Washington Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,672 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Washington Elementary School is 0.57, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#2443 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
2%
5%
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Hispanic
5%
26%
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Black
12%
17%
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White
62%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
18%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.570.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
67%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
27%
27%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJacksonville 117 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Washington Elementary School is Arc (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Crossroad Learning Center (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Jacksonville Arc Alternative School
    Grades: 10-12 | 11 students
    0.5 miles
    747 W Lafayette Ave
    Jacksonville, IL 62650
    (217) 243-8438
    0.5 10-12 11
  • Jacksonville Crossroad Learning Center
    Grades: K-10 | 4 students
    0.5 miles
    30 Central Pk Plza
    Jacksonville, IL 62650
    (217) 243-0065
    0.5 K-10 4
  • Jacksonville The Lafayette Academy Alternative School
    Grades: 11-12 | 49 students
    0.6 miles
    747 W Lafayette Ave
    Jacksonville, IL 62650
    (217) 243-8438
    0.6 11-12 49
  • Jacksonville Jacksonville Middle School
    Grades: 7-8 | 515 students
    0.7 miles
    664 Lincoln Ave
    Jacksonville, IL 62650
    (217) 243-4384
    0.7 7-8 515
  • Jacksonville Educational Daycare Special Education School
    Grades: PK | 5 students
    0.8 miles
    330 W Michigan Ave
    Jacksonville, IL 62650
    (217) 245-7174
    0.8 PK 5

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