Wescott Elementary School

  • Wescott Elementary School serves 372 students in grades 1-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 77% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 76% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 51%.

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School Overview

  • Wescott Elementary School's student population of 372 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 33 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2013)
Grades OfferedGrades 1-5
Total Students372 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Wescott Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Wescott Elementary School is 0.51, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.32. 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#55 out of 3,544 schools
(Top 5%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
77%
32%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Wescott 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)
76%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Wescott 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 Ratio11:116:1
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Asian
36%
5%
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Hispanic
1%
26%
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Black
n/a
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Wescott Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
White
60%
49%
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Two or more races
3%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Wescott Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.510.32
This chart display the diversity score of Wescott 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
1%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Wescott 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.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNorthbrook/Glenview SD 30 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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  • Northbrook Westmoor Elementary School Magnet School
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    0.8 miles
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    0.8 PK-5 357
  • Northbrook Maple School Magnet School
    Grades: 6-8 | 392 students
    0.9 miles
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  • Northbrook Field School Magnet School
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    1.0 miles
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