Western Avenue Elementary School

940 Western Ave
Flossmoor, IL 60422
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Western Avenue Elementary School serves 482 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Western Avenue Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Western Avenue Elementary School's student population of 482 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students482 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

Western Avenue Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 3,672 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Western Avenue Elementary School is 0.64, 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
#943 out of 3672 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
2%
5%
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Hispanic
10%
26%
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Black
49%
17%
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White
33%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
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Two or more races
6%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.640.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
27%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFlossmoor 161 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Western Avenue Elementary School is Homewood-flossmoor High School (1.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Parker Junior High School (0.6 miles away)
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