Wilcox Elementary School

2000 Hastings Rd
Springfield, IL 62702
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Wilcox Elementary School serves 288 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Wilcox 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 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic and Black).

School Overview

Wilcox Elementary School's student population of 288 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students288 students
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Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
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School Comparison

Wilcox Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Wilcox Elementary School is 0.61, 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
#2220 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
3%
26%
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Black
31%
17%
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White
53%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
13%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.610.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
72%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
28%
27%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Wilcox 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.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSpringfield 186 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Wilcox Elementary School is Lanphier High School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Washington Middle School (2.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Fairview Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
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