Walden 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: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
630 Essex Ct
Deerfield, IL 60015
Phone
(847) 945-9660
District
DEERFIELD SD 109
County
LAKE COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
458
Classroom Teachers
31

* Walden Elem School is one of the top 100 best public schools in America.

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Illinois

10

(10 is best)

Better than 99.8% of IL schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

10

(10 is best)

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

Grade 3

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 91 37
Proficiency in Reading 90 37
Proficiency in Math 92 37

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 81 34
Proficiency in Reading 81 38
Proficiency in Math 80 31

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 89 32
Proficiency in Reading 90 35
Proficiency in Math 87 30

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 14.66
AVG FOR DISTRICT 12.44
AVG FOR STATE 15.74
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Kindergarten 76 16.6%
Grade 1 87 19.0%
Grade 2 67 14.6%
Grade 3 78 17.0%
Grade 4 81 17.7%
Grade 5 69 15.1%
Total 458 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 90.7% 89.3% 50.5%
Black 0.7% 0.4% 17.6%
Hispanic 4.5% 4.6% 26.3%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 3.6% 5.4% 5.1%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.5% 0.3% 0.5%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 1.3% 0.6% 47.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 1.3% 0.6% 43.6%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.0% 0.0% 4.1%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 20,605 12,741,080
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 2,320.9 228
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 4.2% 6.1%
5-19 YEARS OLD 24.0% 19.4%
20-44 YEARS OLD 21.2% 33.6%
45-64 YEARS OLD 33.0% 26.2%
65 OR OLDER 17.6% 14.8%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 7,567 4,830,038
Single Parent Households With Children 5.6% 10.2%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 98.5% 88.9%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 75.6% 34.1%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 48.5% 14.5%
$100,000 - $149,999 19.8% 15.6%
$75,000 - $99,999 8.3% 12.7%
$50,000 - $74,999 9.5% 17.2%
$30,000 - $49,999 5.5% 16.3%
$15,000 - $29,999 5.3% 13.2%
$15,000 or less 3.0% 10.5%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $12,526 $37,089,486 56.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,191 $3,526,551 5.4%
Staff $1,308 $3,872,988 5.9%
General Administration $579 $1,714,419 2.6%
School Administration $928 $2,747,808 4.2%
Operation $1,673 $4,953,753 7.5%
Transportation $484 $1,433,124 2.2%
Other $945 $2,798,145 4.2%
Total Support $7,108 $21,046,788 31.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,618 $7,751,898 11.8%
Total Expenditures $22,252 $65,888,172 100.0%
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%