Waters Elem School

Serves grades KG - 8

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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: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
4540 N Campbell Ave
Chicago, IL 60625
Phone
(773) 534-5090
District
CITY OF CHICAGO SD 299
County
COOK COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
638
Classroom Teachers
33

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Illinois

8

(10 is best)

Better than 75.0% of IL schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

8

(10 is best)

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

Grade 3

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 59 37
Proficiency in Reading 64 37
Proficiency in Math 54 37

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 62 34
Proficiency in Reading 67 38
Proficiency in Math 57 31

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 50 33
Proficiency in Reading 47 35
Proficiency in Math 52 30

Grade 6

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 44 30
Proficiency in Reading 44 33
Proficiency in Math 44 26

Grade 7

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 44 34
Proficiency in Reading 54 39
Proficiency in Math 34 29

Grade 8

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 20 32
Proficiency in Reading 10 35
Proficiency in Math 30.0 30

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 19.63
AVG FOR DISTRICT 16.48
AVG FOR STATE 14.90
AVG FOR NATION 16.03
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Kindergarten 73 11.4%
Grade 1 75 11.8%
Grade 2 61 9.6%
Grade 3 87 13.6%
Grade 4 57 8.9%
Grade 5 77 12.1%
Grade 6 77 12.1%
Grade 7 68 10.7%
Grade 8 63 9.9%
Total 638 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 57.9% 10.7% 49.7%
Black 3.2% 37.0% 17.3%
Hispanic 34.5% 47.5% 27.2%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 3.9% 4.2% 5.4%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.5% 0.5% 0.4%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 29.0% 78.3% 48.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 29.0% 78.2% 46.7%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.0% 0.1% 2.0%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 2,718,520 12,671,821
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 11,822.6 227
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 6.5% 6.1%
5-19 YEARS OLD 17.3% 19.4%
20-44 YEARS OLD 41.4% 33.6%
45-64 YEARS OLD 22.9% 26.2%
65 OR OLDER 12.0% 14.8%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 1,056,108 4,803,782
Single Parent Households With Children 12.0% 10.2%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 84.5% 88.9%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 38.4% 34.1%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 14.3% 14.5%
$100,000 - $149,999 13.2% 15.6%
$75,000 - $99,999 11.0% 12.7%
$50,000 - $74,999 15.6% 17.2%
$30,000 - $49,999 15.9% 16.3%
$15,000 - $29,999 15.3% 13.2%
$15,000 or less 14.8% 10.5%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $9,398 $3,544,615,466 60.8%
Support Expenditures
Student $736 $277,594,912 4.8%
Staff $356 $134,271,452 2.3%
General Administration $338 $127,482,446 2.2%
School Administration $547 $206,310,349 3.5%
Operation $883 $333,038,461 5.7%
Transportation $303 $114,281,601 2.0%
Other $449 $169,347,983 2.9%
Total Support $3,613 $1,362,704,371 23.4%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,441 $920,664,647 15.8%
Total Expenditures $15,451 $5,827,607,317 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $9,622 $18,950,007,358 54.2%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,089 $2,145,531,133 6.1%
Staff $566 $1,114,152,009 3.2%
General Administration $583 $1,147,898,898 3.3%
School Administration $826 $1,626,982,436 4.7%
Operation $1,236 $2,433,383,753 7.0%
Transportation $681 $1,340,419,899 3.8%
Other $616 $1,214,165,287 3.5%
Total Support $5,597 $11,022,815,251 31.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,533 $4,988,320,395 14.3%
Total Expenditures $17,751 $34,960,767,627 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,838 $346,122,956,267 50.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $679 $34,352,975,349 5.0%
Staff $546 $27,656,793,506 4.0%
General Administration $224 $11,359,077,651 1.7%
School Administration $657 $33,237,901,128 4.9%
Operation $1,054 $53,333,273,914 7.8%
Transportation $473 $23,948,272,674 3.5%
Other $420 $21,254,923,139 3.1%
Total Support $4,053 $205,142,872,671 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,612 $132,190,575,207 19.3%
Total Expenditures $13,503 $683,455,649,655 100.0%