The Joseph Sears School

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

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School Overview

Address
542 Abbotsford Rd
Kenilworth, IL 60043
Phone
(847) 256-5006
District
KENILWORTH SD 38
County
COOK COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
472
Classroom Teachers
57

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Illinois

10

(10 is best)

Better than 98.9% of IL schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

10

(10 is best)

The Joseph Sears School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 77 37
Proficiency in Reading 71 37
Proficiency in Math 82 37

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 88 34
Proficiency in Reading 94 38
Proficiency in Math 81 31

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 78 32
Proficiency in Reading 85 35
Proficiency in Math 70 30

Grade 6

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 71 29
Proficiency in Reading 84 33
Proficiency in Math 58 26

Grade 7

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 77 34
Proficiency in Reading 82 38
Proficiency in Math 72 29

Grade 8

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 79 32
Proficiency in Reading 75 35
Proficiency in Math 83.7 29

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 8.24
AVG FOR DISTRICT 8.33
AVG FOR STATE 15.74
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade pk 3 0.6%
Kindergarten 33 7.0%
Grade 1 39 8.3%
Grade 2 48 10.2%
Grade 3 53 11.2%
Grade 4 48 10.2%
Grade 5 62 13.1%
Grade 6 67 14.2%
Grade 7 46 9.7%
Grade 8 73 15.5%
Total 472 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 92.2% 92.0% 50.5%
Black 0.9% 0.9% 17.6%
Hispanic 1.7% 1.7% 26.3%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 4.3% 4.5% 5.1%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.9% 0.9% 0.5%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED UNREPORTED 47.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE UNREPORTED 43.6%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE UNREPORTED 4.1%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 2,852 12,802,023
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 4,342.6 230
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 5.4% 6.1%
5-19 YEARS OLD 29.4% 19.6%
20-44 YEARS OLD 18.8% 33.7%
45-64 YEARS OLD 31.9% 26.3%
65 OR OLDER 14.5% 14.4%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 911 4,818,452
Single Parent Households With Children 2.2% 10.3%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 98.7% 88.6%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 91.1% 33.4%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 62.8% 13.3%
$100,000 - $149,999 14.9% 15.0%
$75,000 - $99,999 6.0% 12.7%
$50,000 - $74,999 4.1% 17.4%
$30,000 - $49,999 4.4% 16.8%
$15,000 - $29,999 2.6% 13.6%
$15,000 or less 5.2% 11.1%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $20,505 $9,903,915 63.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,797 $867,951 5.6%
Staff $2,660 $1,284,780 8.3%
General Administration $1,569 $757,827 4.9%
School Administration $1,571 $758,793 4.9%
Operation $1,424 $687,792 4.4%
Transportation $116 $56,028 0.4%
Other $1,387 $669,921 4.3%
Total Support $10,526 $5,084,058 32.7%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,166 $563,178 3.6%
Total Expenditures $32,197 $15,551,151 100.0%
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%