Wildwood Elementary School

6950 N Hiawatha Ave
Chicago, IL 60646
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Wildwood Elementary School serves 453 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Wildwood Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 28%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 53% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 453 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 41%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in IL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

Wildwood Elementary School's student population of 453 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students
453 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
31 teachers
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School Rankings

Wildwood Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Wildwood Elementary School is 0.60, 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
#481 out of 3663 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
28%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
32%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
10%
5%
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Hispanic
21%
27%
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Black
2%
17%
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White
59%
47%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
16%
43%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
5%
3%
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.
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Wildwood Elementary School's ranking?
Wildwood Elementary School is ranked #481 out of 3,663 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois.
What schools are Wildwood Elementary School often compared to?
Wildwood Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Edgebrook Elementary School, Sauganash Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
50% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 28% IL state average), while 45% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 32% IL state average).
How many students attend Wildwood Elementary School?
453 students attend Wildwood Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
59% of Wildwood Elementary School students are White, 21% of students are Hispanic, 10% of students are Asian, 8% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Wildwood Elementary School?
Wildwood Elementary School has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the Illinois state average of 14:1.
What grades does Wildwood Elementary School offer ?
Wildwood Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-8
What school district is Wildwood Elementary School part of?
Wildwood Elementary School is part of City Of Chicago SD 299 School District.

School Reviews

5   11/15/2010
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.
- Posted by Parent - ricci

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 453 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 41%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

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