Westcott Elementary School
Westcott Elementary School serves 424 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Westcott 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 2% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 33%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 11% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 53% (majority Hispanic and Black).
- Grades: Prekindergarten-8
- Students: 424 students
- Minority Enrollment: 99%
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50% in IL
- Math Proficiency: 2% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 11% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education
Westcott Elementary School's student population of 424 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Westcott Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,655 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Westcott Elementary School is 0.04, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#3514 out of 3655 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education
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