Wildwood Elementary School

  • Wildwood Elementary School serves 487 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 52% (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 70% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 51%.

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

School Overview

  • Wildwood Elementary School's student population of 487 students has grown by 14% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students487 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Wildwood Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Wildwood Elementary School is 0.59, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.67. 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#383 out of 3,544 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
32%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Wildwood Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Wildwood Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1
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Asian
10%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Wildwood Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
21%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Wildwood Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
4%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Wildwood Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
60%
49%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Wildwood Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
5%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Wildwood Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Wildwood Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.590.67
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Eligible for Free Lunch
14%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Wildwood Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Wildwood Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCity of Chicago SD 299 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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I believe the quality of programs standards are set high and this year they are embracing individual talents. The numerous after school programs have something for every child some are paying and some not. The academic scores are off the charts. The School facility is small and in need of a total overhall. We are mobilizing as parents and taking this seriously it may take some time to get the space we need. In advocating for the facility space as a community member or parent will make this school one of the best in Chicago and those who are advocating for this work tirelessly for it. We as parents want the best for our children and they deserve the best. The parent involement is high and that reflects in the test scores. As a parent you cannot expect to have your child learn if you are not involved. Kuddos to our new principal who is very involved with each student and family she really cares for the kids an we are very happy to have her at Wildwood.
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