Worthen Elementary School (Closed 2021)

Serving 301 students in grades Kindergarten-4, Worthen Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 20-24% (which was lower than the Illinois state average of 31%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 25-29% (which was lower than the Illinois state average of 36%).
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 was higher than the Illinois state level of 14:1.

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-4
Total Students
301 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
19 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (IL)
(15-16)
20-24%
31%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Worthen 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.
(15-16)
25-29%
36%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Worthen 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
16:1
14:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Worthen Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
(15-16)
n/a
n/a
Asian
(15-16)
n/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Worthen Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Hispanic
(15-16)
10%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Worthen Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
(15-16)
15%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Worthen Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
(15-16)
70%
49%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Worthen Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Hawaiian
(15-16)
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
(15-16)
5%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Worthen Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Illinois by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
n/a
This chart display the diversity score of Worthen Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Illinois by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
56%
43%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Worthen Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
2%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Worthen 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.
Source: 2021-2022 (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?
20-24% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 31% IL state average), while 25-29% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 36% IL state average).
How many students attend Worthen Elementary School?
301 students attend Worthen Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
70% of Worthen Elementary School students are White, 15% of students are Black, 10% of students are Hispanic, and 5% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Worthen Elementary School?
Worthen Elementary School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Illinois state average of 14:1.
What grades does Worthen Elementary School offer ?
Worthen Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-4
What school district is Worthen Elementary School part of?
Worthen Elementary School is part of Granite City Community Unit School District 9.

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