Westcott Elementary School

409 W 80th St
Chicago, IL 60620
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Westcott Elementary School serves 390 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.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.

Top Rankings

Westcott Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

Westcott Elementary School's student population of 390 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students390 students
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Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
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School Rankings

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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#3514 out of 3655 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
2%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
11%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:115:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
1%
26%
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Black
98%
17%
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White
n/a
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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Diversity Score
0.040.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
97%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
44%
27%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Westcott 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 299 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Westcott Elementary School is Simeon Career Academy High School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Lenart Elementary Regional Gifted Center (0.4 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Chicago Simeon Career Academy High School Math: 3% | Reading: 4%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,335 student
    0.2 miles
    8147 S Vincennes Ave
    Chicago, IL 60620
    (773) 535-3200
    0.2 9-12 1,335
  • Chicago Lenart Elementary Regional Gifted Center Magnet School
    Math: 85-89% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Grades: PK-8 | 284 students
    0.4 miles
    8101 S La Salle St
    Chicago, IL 60620
    (773) 535-0040
    0.4 PK-8 284
  • Chicago Yccs-community Youth Dev Institutional High School Charter School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 10-12 | 156 students
    0.5 miles
    7836 S Union Ave
    Chicago, IL 60620
    (773) 723-9631
    0.5 10-12 156
  • Chicago Harvard Elementary School Math: 5% | Reading: 9%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 390 students
    0.6 miles
    7525 S Harvard Ave
    Chicago, IL 60620
    (773) 535-3045
    0.6 PK-8 390
  • Chicago Oglesby Elementary School Math: 2% | Reading: 5%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 492 students
    0.7 miles
    7646 S Green St
    Chicago, IL 60620
    (773) 535-3060
    0.7 PK-8 492

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