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
480
Classroom Teachers
35

* 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 92 37
Proficiency in Reading 92 37
Proficiency in Math 92 37

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 82 34
Proficiency in Reading 82 38
Proficiency in Math 82 31

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 90 33
Proficiency in Reading 92 35
Proficiency in Math 87 30

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 13.91
AVG FOR DISTRICT 11.62
AVG FOR STATE 14.90
AVG FOR NATION 16.03
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Kindergarten 87 18.1%
Grade 1 71 14.8%
Grade 2 77 16.0%
Grade 3 90 18.8%
Grade 4 69 14.4%
Grade 5 86 17.9%
Total 480 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 89.8% 87.9% 49.7%
Black 0.2% 0.2% 17.3%
Hispanic 6.0% 5.4% 27.2%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 3.8% 6.1% 5.4%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.2% 0.4% 0.4%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 1.7% 1.1% 48.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 1.7% 1.1% 46.7%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.0% 0.0% 2.0%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 20,888 12,671,821
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 2,352.8 227
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 4.7% 6.1%
5-19 YEARS OLD 23.4% 19.4%
20-44 YEARS OLD 22.4% 33.6%
45-64 YEARS OLD 32.7% 26.2%
65 OR OLDER 16.9% 14.8%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 7,648 4,803,782
Single Parent Households With Children 5.4% 10.2%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 99.1% 88.9%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 77.4% 34.1%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 50.4% 14.5%
$100,000 - $149,999 18.1% 15.6%
$75,000 - $99,999 8.9% 12.7%
$50,000 - $74,999 8.9% 17.2%
$30,000 - $49,999 4.7% 16.3%
$15,000 - $29,999 5.8% 13.2%
$15,000 or less 3.4% 10.5%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $14,677 $43,355,858 60.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,390 $4,106,060 5.7%
Staff $1,113 $3,287,802 4.6%
General Administration $621 $1,834,434 2.5%
School Administration $1,097 $3,240,538 4.5%
Operation $1,525 $4,504,850 6.2%
Transportation $486 $1,435,644 2.0%
Other $750 $2,215,500 3.1%
Total Support $6,982 $20,624,828 28.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,744 $8,105,776 11.2%
Total Expenditures $24,404 $72,089,416 100.0%
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%