Willard Elementary School

  • Willard Elementary School serves 509 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 61% (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 52% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Willard 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Willard Elementary School's student population of 509 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 36 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students509 students
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Total Classroom Teachers36 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Willard Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Willard Elementary School is 0.57, 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#435 out of 3672 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
23%
26%
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Black
8%
17%
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White
61%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Willard Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.570.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
22%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameEvanston CCSD 65 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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