Viking School

Serves grades 6 - 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: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
4460 Old Grand Ave
Gurnee, IL 60031
Phone
(847) 336-2108
District
GURNEE SD 56
County
LAKE COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
530
Classroom Teachers
49

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Illinois

3

(10 is best)

Better than 30.0% of IL schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

3

(10 is best)

Viking School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 6

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 19 29
Proficiency in Reading 21 33
Proficiency in Math 16 26

Grade 7

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 20 34
Proficiency in Reading 21 38
Proficiency in Math 18 29

Grade 8

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 24 32
Proficiency in Reading 23 35
Proficiency in Math 24.2 29

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 10.82
AVG FOR DISTRICT 13.63
AVG FOR STATE 15.74
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 6 154 29.1%
Grade 7 193 36.4%
Grade 8 183 34.5%
Total 530 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 21.8% 26.7% 50.5%
Black 19.4% 20.7% 17.6%
Hispanic 50.2% 44.6% 26.3%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 8.0% 7.2% 5.1%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.6% 0.8% 0.5%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 27.4% 29.6% 47.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 27.4% 29.6% 43.6%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.0% 0.0% 4.1%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 18,515 12,741,080
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 1,360.0 228
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 5.1% 6.1%
5-19 YEARS OLD 22.0% 19.6%
20-44 YEARS OLD 34.3% 33.7%
45-64 YEARS OLD 26.6% 26.3%
65 OR OLDER 11.9% 14.4%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 6,763 4,795,514
Single Parent Households With Children 12.4% 10.3%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 93.8% 88.6%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 36.7% 33.4%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 15.0% 13.3%
$100,000 - $149,999 17.7% 15.0%
$75,000 - $99,999 12.2% 12.7%
$50,000 - $74,999 22.9% 17.4%
$30,000 - $49,999 14.9% 16.8%
$15,000 - $29,999 9.0% 13.6%
$15,000 or less 8.3% 11.1%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $8,436 $17,875,884 51.9%
Support Expenditures
Student $952 $2,017,288 5.9%
Staff $509 $1,078,571 3.1%
General Administration $741 $1,570,179 4.6%
School Administration $908 $1,924,052 5.6%
Operation $939 $1,989,741 5.8%
Transportation $876 $1,856,244 5.4%
Other $1,030 $2,182,570 6.3%
Total Support $5,956 $12,620,764 36.7%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,851 $3,922,269 11.4%
Total Expenditures $16,243 $34,418,917 100.0%
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%