Wilson Elementary School

  • Wilson Elementary School serves 459 students in grades 1-2.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 6-9% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 31%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 6-9% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 36%) for the 2015-16 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 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 51%.

School Overview

  • Wilson Elementary School's student population of 459 students has grown by 38% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 24 teachers has grown by 20% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 1-2
Total Students459 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Wilson Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Wilson Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,544 schools in Illinois (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Wilson Elementary School is 0.54, 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#3362 out of 3,544 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)6-9%
31%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Wilson 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 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)6-9%
36%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Wilson 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 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio19:116:1
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Asian
n/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Wilson Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
Hispanic
8%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Wilson Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
18%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Wilson Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
65%
49%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Wilson 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
9%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Wilson Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Wilson Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.540.32
This chart display the diversity score of Wilson 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
71%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Wilson 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 Lunchn/a
4%
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 2011-12 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGranite City CUSD 9 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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