York Center Elementary School

  • York Center Elementary School serves 203 students in grades 3-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 35-39% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 31%) for the 2015-2016 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 36%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • York Center Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 86% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 51%.
  • York Center Elementary School operates within the 45 Dupage County School District.

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School Overview

  • York Center Elementary School's student population of 203 students has grown by 14% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 15 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2006)
Grades OfferedGrades 3-5
Total Students203 students
York Center Elementary School Total Students (1989-2016)
Gender %York Center Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
York Center Elementary School Total Teachers (1989-2016)
Students by GradeYork Center Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • York Center Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 3544 schools in Illinois (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 11:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of York Center Elementary School is 0.69, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
31%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
36%
Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
York Center Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2016)
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
28%
5%
York Center Elementary School Asian Students (1989-2016)
Hispanic
46%
26%
York Center Elementary School Black Students (1989-2016)
Black
9%
17%
York Center Elementary School Black Students (1989-2016)
White
14%
49%
York Center Elementary School White Students (1989-2016)
Two or more races
2%
3%
York Center Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsYork Center Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownIL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.690.31
York Center Elementary School Diversity Score (1989-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
67%
47%
York Center Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2002-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
3%
York Center Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2003-2016)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of York Center Elementary School is 45 Dupage County School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 851 school districts in Illinois (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • 45 Dupage County School District's student population of 3,516 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $13,977 is higher than the state average of $13,105. The district revenue/student has declined by 9% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $13,698 is higher than the state average of $13,417. The district spending/student has declined by 13% over four school years.
    School District Name 45 Dupage County School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    8
    3
    Number of Students Managed3,516803
     45 Dupage County School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    36%
    31%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    37%
    36%
    District Total Revenue$47 MM$11 MM
    District Spending$46 MM$11 MM
    District Revenue / Student$13,977$13,105
    District Spending / Student$13,698$13,417
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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