Wilson Elementary School

  • Wilson Elementary School serves 288 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤5% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Wilson Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.

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School Overview

  • Wilson Elementary School's student population of 288 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has grown by 19% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students288 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Wilson Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,679 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Wilson Elementary School is 0.49, 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 School Rank (16-17)#3019 out of 3679 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤5%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
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Hispanic
38%
26%
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Black
61%
17%
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White
n/a
48%
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Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score0.490.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Wilson Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameChicago Heights 170 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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