Westgate Elem School

Serves grades KG - 5

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
500 S Dwyer Ave
Arlington Heights, IL 60005
Phone
(847) 398-4292
District
ARLINGTON HEIGHTS SD 25
County
COOK COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
606
Classroom Teachers
44

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Illinois

9

(10 is best)

Better than 80.4% of IL schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

9

(10 is best)

Westgate Elem School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 44 37
Proficiency in Reading 46 37
Proficiency in Math 41 37

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 51 34
Proficiency in Reading 56 38
Proficiency in Math 45 31

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 55 32
Proficiency in Reading 54 35
Proficiency in Math 56 30

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 13.90
AVG FOR DISTRICT 14.56
AVG FOR STATE 15.74
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade pk 2 0.3%
Kindergarten 78 12.9%
Grade 1 101 16.7%
Grade 2 120 19.8%
Grade 3 99 16.3%
Grade 4 95 15.7%
Grade 5 111 18.3%
Total 606 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 81.6% 78.4% 50.5%
Black 2.7% 1.0% 17.6%
Hispanic 9.3% 8.0% 26.3%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 6.1% 12.2% 5.1%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.3% 0.4% 0.5%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 1.7% 2.2% 47.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 1.7% 2.2% 43.6%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.0% 0.0% 4.1%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 50,023 12,741,080
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 4,945.8 228
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 5.7% 6.1%
5-19 YEARS OLD 18.1% 19.6%
20-44 YEARS OLD 27.7% 33.7%
45-64 YEARS OLD 28.6% 26.3%
65 OR OLDER 19.8% 14.4%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 19,642 4,795,514
Single Parent Households With Children 2.8% 10.3%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 95.6% 88.6%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 57.6% 33.4%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 27.8% 13.3%
$100,000 - $149,999 22.5% 15.0%
$75,000 - $99,999 12.6% 12.7%
$50,000 - $74,999 12.6% 17.4%
$30,000 - $49,999 11.2% 16.8%
$15,000 - $29,999 8.5% 13.6%
$15,000 or less 4.9% 11.1%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $9,554 $51,199,886 47.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,219 $6,532,621 6.0%
Staff $1,322 $7,084,598 6.5%
General Administration $350 $1,875,650 1.7%
School Administration $827 $4,431,893 4.1%
Operation $1,121 $6,007,439 5.5%
Transportation $429 $2,299,011 2.1%
Other $1,301 $6,972,059 6.4%
Total Support $6,570 $35,208,630 32.4%
Non-instructional Expenditures $4,150 $22,239,850 20.5%
Total Expenditures $20,274 $108,648,366 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $8,469 $17,149,168,027 53.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $866 $1,753,249,816 5.5%
Staff $511 $1,035,392,053 3.2%
General Administration $508 $1,028,089,038 3.2%
School Administration $724 $1,466,036,035 4.6%
Operation $1,137 $2,302,343,028 7.2%
Transportation $625 $1,265,587,571 4.0%
Other $553 $1,119,318,418 3.5%
Total Support $4,923 $9,969,107,562 31.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,409 $4,878,272,870 15.2%
Total Expenditures $15,801 $31,997,108,858 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,187 $370,071,182,734 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $632 $32,552,249,701 4.6%
Staff $522 $26,871,170,551 3.8%
General Administration $218 $11,205,514,316 1.6%
School Administration $643 $33,118,729,386 4.7%
Operation $1,057 $54,423,429,117 7.7%
Transportation $497 $25,596,058,378 3.6%
Other $416 $21,407,079,047 3.0%
Total Support $3,984 $205,172,626,109 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,638 $135,865,864,952 19.1%
Total Expenditures $13,810 $711,111,010,069 100.0%