Westdale Elementary School

  • Westdale Elementary School serves 546 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 16% (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 22% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 51%.

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School Overview

  • Westdale Elementary School's student population of 546 students has declined by 18% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 45 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students546 students
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Total Classroom Teachers45 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Westdale Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Westdale Elementary School is 0.23, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.67. 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#2658 out of 3,544 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
16%
32%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:116:1
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Asian
2%
5%
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Hispanic
87%
26%
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Black
n/a
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Westdale Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
White
10%
49%
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Two or more races
1%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Westdale Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.230.67
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Eligible for Free Lunch
59%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
17%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Westdale Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMannheim SD 83 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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