Wegner Elementary School

1180 Marcella Ln
West Chicago, IL 60185
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Wegner Elementary School serves 412 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 22% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 16% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Wegner 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 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Wegner Elementary School's student population of 412 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students412 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

Wegner Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Wegner Elementary School is 0.53, 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
#2639 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
16%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
7%
5%
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Hispanic
65%
26%
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Black
2%
17%
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White
22%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.530.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
56%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
1%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWest Chicago ESD 33 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Wegner Elementary School is Community High School (1.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Benjamin Middle School (2.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Turner Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • West Chicago Turner Elementary School
    Grades: K-5 | 389 students
    0.8 miles
    750 Ingalton Ave
    West Chicago, IL 60185
    (630) 293-6050
    0.8 K-5 389
  • West Chicago Community High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,051 students
    1.9 miles
    326 Joliet St
    West Chicago, IL 60185
    (630) 876-6200
    1.9 9-12 2,051
  • West Chicago Trinity School
    Grades: PK | 110 students
    1.9 miles
    331 George St
    West Chicago, IL 60185
    (630) 293-7324
    1.9 PK 110
  • West Chicago Benjamin Middle School
    Grades: 5-8 | 272 students
    2.1 miles
    28w300 St Charles Rd
    West Chicago, IL 60185
    (630) 876-7820
    2.1 5-8 272
  • West Chicago Pioneer Elementary School
    Grades: K-5 | 398 students
    2.1 miles
    615 Kenwood Ave
    West Chicago, IL 60185
    (630) 293-6040
    2.1 K-5 398

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