Western Avenue Elementary School

  • Western Avenue Elementary School serves 337 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 40-44% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 45-49% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 51%.

School Overview

  • Western Avenue Elementary School's student population of 337 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 23 teachers has grown by 15% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students337 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Western Avenue Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Western Avenue Elementary School is 0.31, 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#433 out of 3,544 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
32%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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Asian
3%
5%
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Hispanic
13%
26%
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Black
1%
17%
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White
82%
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 Western Avenue Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.310.32
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Eligible for Free Lunch
4%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGeneva CUSD 304 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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