Willow School

  • Willow School serves 660 students in grades Prekindergarten-2.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Illinois state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52%.

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School Overview

  • Willow School's student population of 660 students has grown by 16% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 44 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2005)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-2
Total Students660 students
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Total Classroom Teachers44 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Willow School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Willow School is 0.68, which is equal to 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)
Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
17%
26%
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Black
43%
17%
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White
33%
48%
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Two or more races
7%
3%
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Diversity Score0.680.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
27%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHomewood 153 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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