Willow Bend Elementary School

  • Willow Bend Elementary School serves 651 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 55% (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 50% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 57% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 51%.

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School Overview

  • Willow Bend Elementary School's student population of 651 students has grown by 15% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 35 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2007)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students651 students
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Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Willow Bend Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Willow Bend Elementary School is 0.64, 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#313 out of 3,544 schools
(Top 10%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
32%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Willow Bend 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)
50%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Willow Bend 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 Ratio19:116:1
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Asian
41%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Willow Bend Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
12%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Willow Bend Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
1%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Willow Bend Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
43%
49%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Willow Bend 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
3%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Willow Bend Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.640.32
This chart display the diversity score of Willow Bend Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
20%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Willow Bend 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 Lunch
6%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Willow Bend Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePalatine CCSD 15 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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