Webster Elementary School

  • Webster Elementary School serves 304 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 10-14% (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 20-24% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Webster 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 16:1.

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School Overview

  • Webster Elementary School's student population of 304 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 14 teachers has declined by 17% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students304 students
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Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Webster Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,679 schools in Illinois (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has increased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Webster Elementary School is 0.00, 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#2923 out of 3679 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)10-14%
32%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Webster 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)20-24%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Webster 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 Ratio22:116:1
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Hispanic
n/a
26%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Webster Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Black
100%
17%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Webster Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.000.67
This chart display the diversity score of Webster Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Illinois by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
87%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Webster 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 Webster 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 NameCity Of Chicago SD 299 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
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My daughter started there in 2005. Since then all my children attend there and I have no plans on transfering them. I love the teachers.
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5  
As a relatively new teacher, I receive a lot of support from not only the other teachers but from the principal as well. This is a great school with a dedicated staff that is committed to helping students learn.
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