Wilson Elementary School serves 420 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.
Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 53% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 1-2
  • Enrollment: 420 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 46%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 6-9%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 6-9%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

School Overview

Wilson Elementary School's student population of 420 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 1-2
Total Students
420 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
25 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Wilson Elementary School is 0.64, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
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State Level (IL)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(15-16)
6-9%
31%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(15-16)
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 Ratio
n/a
15:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
18%
27%
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Black
19%
17%
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White
54%
47%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score
0.64
This chart display the diversity score of Wilson Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Illinois by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
78%
44%
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 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
20%
27%
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.
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

6-9% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 31% IL state average), while 6-9% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 36% IL state average).

How many students attend Wilson Elementary School?

420 students attend Wilson Elementary School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

54% of Wilson Elementary School students are White, 19% of students are Black, 18% of students are Hispanic, 8% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are American Indian.

What grades does Wilson Elementary School offer ?

Wilson Elementary School offers enrollment in grades 1-2

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 1-2
  • Enrollment: 420 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 46%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 6-9%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 6-9%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

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