William Holliday Elementary School

  • William Holliday Elementary School serves 478 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 34% (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 40% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • William Holliday Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 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 65% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • William Holliday Elementary School's student population of 478 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students478 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

  • William Holliday Elementary School is ranked within the top 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 William Holliday Elementary School is 0.67, 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#1445 out of 3672 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
3%
5%
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Hispanic
6%
26%
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Black
44%
17%
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White
35%
48%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
12%
4%
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Diversity Score0.670.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
33%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePontiac-W Holliday 105 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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