Western Avenue Elem School

Serves grades PK - 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 2016 – 2017 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
940 Western Ave
Flossmoor, IL 60422
Phone
(708) 647-7400
District
FLOSSMOOR SD 161
County
COOK COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
473
Classroom Teachers
30

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Illinois

8

(10 is best)

Better than 73.7% of IL schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

8

(10 is best)

Western Avenue Elem School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 49 37
Proficiency in Reading 45 37
Proficiency in Math 52 37

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 42 34
Proficiency in Reading 43 38
Proficiency in Math 40 31

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 45 32
Proficiency in Reading 46 35
Proficiency in Math 43 30

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 16.01
AVG FOR DISTRICT 14.24
AVG FOR STATE 15.74
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade pk 16 3.4%
Kindergarten 68 14.4%
Grade 1 62 13.1%
Grade 2 74 15.6%
Grade 3 80 16.9%
Grade 4 98 20.7%
Grade 5 75 15.9%
Total 473 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 35.0% 17.1% 50.5%
Black 52.9% 67.4% 17.6%
Hispanic 10.9% 14.5% 26.3%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 1.1% 1.0% 5.1%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.0% 0.0% 0.5%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 28.8% 46.9% 47.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 22.2% 38.2% 43.6%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 6.6% 8.6% 4.1%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 22,028 12,802,023
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 2,984.4 230
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 5.1% 6.1%
5-19 YEARS OLD 20.4% 19.6%
20-44 YEARS OLD 26.5% 33.7%
45-64 YEARS OLD 28.6% 26.3%
65 OR OLDER 19.3% 14.4%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 8,060 4,818,452
Single Parent Households With Children 12.3% 10.3%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 96.3% 88.6%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 49.6% 33.4%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 20.9% 13.3%
$100,000 - $149,999 20.7% 15.0%
$75,000 - $99,999 17.0% 12.7%
$50,000 - $74,999 16.9% 17.4%
$30,000 - $49,999 10.7% 16.8%
$15,000 - $29,999 7.2% 13.6%
$15,000 or less 6.6% 11.1%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,707 $17,664,444 48.2%
Support Expenditures
Student $776 $1,778,592 4.9%
Staff $747 $1,712,124 4.7%
General Administration $697 $1,597,524 4.4%
School Administration $791 $1,812,972 4.9%
Operation $1,420 $3,254,640 8.9%
Transportation $828 $1,897,776 5.2%
Other $719 $1,647,948 4.5%
Total Support $5,978 $13,701,576 37.4%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,317 $5,310,564 14.5%
Total Expenditures $16,003 $36,678,876 100.0%
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%