Washington Elementary School

420 E Main St
Marion, IL 62959
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Washington Elementary School serves 488 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Washington Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 34% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 28%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 46% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Illinois state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 53% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 488 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 20%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in IL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 34% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 46% (Top 20%)
  • 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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School Overview

Washington Elementary School's student population of 488 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
488 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
36 teachers
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School Rankings

Washington Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 3,663 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Washington Elementary School is 0.35, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#800 out of 3663 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
28%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
32%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
2%
27%
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Black
7%
17%
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White
80%
47%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
10%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.35
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Eligible for Free Lunch
56%
43%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) 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 #800 out of 3,663 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in Illinois.
What schools are Washington Elementary School often compared to?
Washington Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Longfellow Elementary School, Jefferson Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
34% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 28% IL state average), while 46% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 32% IL state average).
How many students attend Washington Elementary School?
488 students attend Washington Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
80% of Washington Elementary School students are White, 10% of students are Two or more races, 7% of students are Black, 2% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Washington Elementary School?
Washington Elementary School has a student ration of 14:1, which is equal to the Illinois state average of 14:1.
What grades does Washington Elementary School offer ?
Washington Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Washington Elementary School part of?
Washington Elementary School is part of Marion CUSD 2 School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 488 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 20%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 34% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 46% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

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