Whistler Elementary School

11533 S Ada St
Chicago, IL 60643
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Whistler Elementary School serves 265 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Whistler Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤10% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 28%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤10% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 14:1.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 265 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in IL
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Whistler Elementary School's student population of 265 students has declined by 26% over five school years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has grown by 15% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students
265 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
22 teachers
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School Rankings

Whistler Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,663 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Whistler Elementary School is 0.06, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#2958 out of 3663 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤10%
28%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤10%
32%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
1%
27%
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Black
97%
17%
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White
n/a
47%
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.06
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
43%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Whistler Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
42%
27%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Whistler 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.
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Whistler Elementary School's ranking?
Whistler Elementary School is ranked #2958 out of 3,663 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Illinois.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≤10% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 28% IL state average), while ≤10% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 32% IL state average).
How many students attend Whistler Elementary School?
265 students attend Whistler Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
97% of Whistler Elementary School students are Black, 2% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Hispanic.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Whistler Elementary School?
Whistler Elementary School has a student ration of 12:1, which is lower than the Illinois state average of 14:1.
What grades does Whistler Elementary School offer ?
Whistler Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-8
What school district is Whistler Elementary School part of?
Whistler Elementary School is part of City Of Chicago SD 299 School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 265 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

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