Washington-mckinley Elementary School

  • Washington-mckinley Elementary School serves 626 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 10% (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 23% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 51%.

Top Placements

Washington-mckinley Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

  • Washington-mckinley Elementary School's student population of 626 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 67 teachers has grown by 45% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students626 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Washington-mckinley Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers67 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Washington-mckinley Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Washington-mckinley Elementary School is 0.47, 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#3062 out of 3,544 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
10%
32%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Washington-mckinley Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Washington-mckinley Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio9:116:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Washington-mckinley Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Asian
n/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Washington-mckinley Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
Hispanic
66%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Washington-mckinley Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
32%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Washington-mckinley Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
2%
49%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Washington-mckinley 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
n/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Washington-mckinley Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Illinois by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Washington-mckinley Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.470.67
This chart display the diversity score of Washington-mckinley Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
95%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Washington-mckinley 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-mckinley 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 NameChicago Heights SD 170 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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Not a good school , there are some great people there but the are many bad ones. They bend the rules when they want to, they don't update the school, they need to look into this school.
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