Willard Elementary School

  • Willard Elementary School serves 337 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 70-74% (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 75-79% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 51%.

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School Overview

  • Willard Elementary School's student population of 337 students has grown by 13% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students337 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Willard Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Willard Elementary School is 0.48, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.32. 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#69 out of 3,544 schools
(Top 5%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)70-74%
32%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)75-79%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Willard 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 Ratio12:116:1
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Asian
6%
5%
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Hispanic
15%
26%
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Black
5%
17%
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White
70%
49%
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Two or more races
4%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis 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 Score0.480.32
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Eligible for Free Lunch
5%
46%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRiver Forest SD 90 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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    0.8 miles
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    (708)452-3550
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  • River Forest Roosevelt School Magnet School
    Grades: 5-8 | 672 students
    0.8 miles
    7560 Oak Ave
    River Forest, IL 60305
    (708)366-9230
    0.8 5-8 672
  • Oak Park Horace Mann Elementary School Magnet School
    Grades: K-5 | 456 students
    1.0 miles
    921 N Kenilworth Ave
    Oak Park, IL 60302
    (708)524-3082
    1.0 K-5 456
  • River Forest Lincoln Elementary School Magnet School
    Grades: K-4 | 402 students
    1.0 miles
    511 Park Ave
    River Forest, IL 60305
    (708)366-7340
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  • Oak Park Oliver W Holmes Elementary School Magnet School
    Grades: K-5 | 556 students
    1.2 miles
    508 N Kenilworth Ave
    Oak Park, IL 60302
    (708)524-3100
    1.2 K-5 556

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