Westcott Elementary School

  • Westcott Elementary School serves 422 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 3% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 8% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 16:1.

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School Overview

  • Westcott Elementary School's student population of 422 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 19 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students422 students
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Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Westcott Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has increased from 21:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Westcott Elementary School is 0.04, which is less 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#3232 out of 3,544 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
3%
32%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Westcott 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)
8%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Westcott 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 Ratio22:116:1
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Hispanic
2%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Westcott Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
98%
17%
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White
n/a
49%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Westcott Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2006-07 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Westcott Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.040.32
This chart display the diversity score of Westcott 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
97%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Westcott 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.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
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 SD 299 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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