West Prairie South Elementary School

  • West Prairie South Elementary School serves 165 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-29% (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 30-39% (which is approximately equal to the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • West Prairie South 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 top 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 4% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

West Prairie South Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

  • West Prairie South Elementary School's student population of 165 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 14 teachers has grown by 16% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students165 students
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Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
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School Comparison

  • West Prairie South 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 West Prairie South Elementary School is 0.08, 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#1931 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)20-29%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)30-39%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
1%
26%
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Black
1%
17%
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White
96%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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Diversity Score0.080.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
52%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWest Prairie CUSD 103 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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