940 Western Ave
Flossmoor, IL 60422
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Western Avenue Elementary School serves 452 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Western Avenue Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 53% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 33%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 58% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year.
Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 53% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 452 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 71%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in IL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 53% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 58% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

Western Avenue Elementary School's student population of 452 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
452 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
29 teachers
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School Rankings

Western Avenue Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Western Avenue Elementary School is 0.65, 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
This School
State Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#412 out of 3655 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
n/a
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
13%
27%
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Black
50%
17%
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White
29%
47%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.65
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Eligible for Free Lunch
23%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Western Avenue Elementary School's ranking?

Western Avenue Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for: Highest overall rank (Top 20%), Highest math proficiency (Top 20%) and Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

53% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 33% IL state average), while 58% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 38% IL state average).

How many students attend Western Avenue Elementary School?

452 students attend Western Avenue Elementary School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

50% of Western Avenue Elementary School students are Black, 29% of students are White, 13% of students are Hispanic, 7% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.

What grades does Western Avenue Elementary School offer ?

Western Avenue Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 452 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 71%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 53% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 58% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

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