Wolcott School

  • Wolcott School serves 237 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 20-24% (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 35-39% (which is approximately equal to the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 51%.

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School Overview

  • Wolcott School's student population of 237 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 22 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students237 students
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Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Wolcott School's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Wolcott School is 0.67, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank#1188 out of 3,544 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
32%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:116:1
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Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
29%
26%
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Black
23%
17%
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White
45%
49%
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Two or more races
3%
3%
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Diversity Score0.670.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
34%
46%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameThornton SD 154 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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    130 students
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  • South Holland Mckinley Elementary School Magnet School
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