Washington Gifted School

  • Washington Gifted School serves 299 students in grades 5-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 83% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 86% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Washington Gifted School places among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

  • Washington Gifted School's student population of 299 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 14 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students299 students
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Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Washington Gifted School is ranked within the top 1% 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 Gifted School is 0.58, 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#17 out of 3672 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
83%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
86%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
5%
5%
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Hispanic
10%
26%
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Black
14%
17%
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White
62%
48%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
9%
4%
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Diversity Score0.580.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
21%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
6%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePeoria 150 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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