Willow School

  • Willow School serves 593 students in grades Prekindergarten-2.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 66% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 51%.

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School Overview

  • Willow School's student population of 593 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 45 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2005)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-2
Total Students593 students
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Total Classroom Teachers45 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Willow School's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Willow School is 0.68, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.67. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:116:1
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Asian
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5%
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Hispanic
16%
26%
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Black
42%
17%
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White
34%
49%
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Two or more races
8%
3%
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Diversity Score0.680.67
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Eligible for Free Lunch
33%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHomewood SD 153 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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    0.9 miles
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    Flossmoor, IL 60422
    (708)647-7400
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  • Homewood Winston Churchill School Magnet School
    Grades: 3-5 | 586 students
    0.9 miles
    1300 190th St
    Homewood, IL 60430
    (708)798-3424
    0.9 3-5 586
  • Homewood James Hart School Magnet School
    Grades: 6-8 | 761 students
    1.0 miles
    18220 Morgan St
    Homewood, IL 60430
    (708)799-5544
    1.0 6-8 761
  • Flossmoor Parker Junior High School Magnet School
    Grades: 6-8 | 918 students
    1.4 miles
    2810 School St
    Flossmoor, IL 60422
    (708)647-5400
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  • Glenwood Longwood Elementary School Magnet School
    Grades: PK-4 | 362 students
    1.5 miles
    441 N Longwood Dr
    Glenwood, IL 60425
    (708)757-2100
    1.5 PK-4 362

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