Washington Gifted School serves 298 students in grades 5-8.
Washington Gifted School placed in the top 1% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 79% (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 82% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2020-21 school year.
Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 53% (majority Hispanic).
Quick Stats (2023)
- Grades: 5-8
- Enrollment: 298 students
- Minority Enrollment: 40%
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 1% in IL
- Math Proficiency: 79% (Top 1%)
- Reading Proficiency: 82% (Top 1%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education
Washington Gifted School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Washington Gifted School's student population of 298 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Washington Gifted School is ranked within the top 1% 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 Gifted School is 0.60, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#11 out of 3663 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Washington Gifted School's ranking?
Washington Gifted School is ranked #11 out of 3,663 schools, which ranks it among the top 1% of public schools in Illinois.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
79% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 28% IL state average), while 82% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 32% IL state average).
How many students attend Washington Gifted School?
298 students attend Washington Gifted School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
60% of Washington Gifted School students are White, 14% of students are Two or more races, 12% of students are Black, 9% of students are Hispanic, and 5% of students are Asian.
What grades does Washington Gifted School offer ?
Washington Gifted School offers enrollment in grades 5-8
What school district is Washington Gifted School part of?
Washington Gifted School is part of Peoria School District 150.
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