J Leigh Elem School

Serves grades PK - 4

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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 2018 – 2019 school year [note on school closures TBD].
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
8151 W Lawrence Ave
Norridge, IL 60706
Phone
(708) 456-8848
District
NORRIDGE SD 80
County
COOK COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
549
Classroom Teachers
39

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Illinois

8

(10 is best)

Better than 77.2% of IL schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

9

(10 is best)

J Leigh Elem School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

60 50 40 30 20 10 0
50%
38%
47%
36%
52%
40%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 4

60 50 40 30 20 10 0
47%
34%
47%
36%
47%
33%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

17.5 15 12.5 10 7.5 5 2.5 0
14
16
15
16
    AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL
    AVG FOR DISTRICT
    AVG FOR STATE
    AVG FOR NATION
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade pk 20 3.6%
Kindergarten 95 17.3%
Grade 1 96 17.5%
Grade 2 108 19.7%
Grade 3 118 21.5%
Grade 4 112 20.4%
Total 549 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 73.7% 74.8% 49.6%
Black 0.2% 0.5% 17.1%
Hispanic 16.9% 16.4% 27.4%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 9.1% 8.1% 5.5%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.2% 0.2% 0.4%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 29.1% 31.8% 48.6%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 28.1% 31.2% 46.7%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 1.1% 0.6% 2.0%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 12,541 12,671,821
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 6,690.8 227
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 4.6% 6.0%
5-19 YEARS OLD 14.4% 19.2%
20-44 YEARS OLD 28.5% 33.5%
45-64 YEARS OLD 29.9% 26.1%
65 OR OLDER 22.6% 15.2%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 4,570 4,846,134
Single Parent Households With Children 7.8% 10.1%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 88.5% 89.2%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 28.2% 34.7%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 17.4% 15.7%
$100,000 - $149,999 19.1% 16.1%
$75,000 - $99,999 12.7% 12.8%
$50,000 - $74,999 14.4% 16.7%
$30,000 - $49,999 18.4% 15.9%
$15,000 - $29,999 12.5% 12.7%
$15,000 or less 5.6% 10.1%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $8,744 $9,548,000 64.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $538 $588,000 4.0%
Staff $345 $377,000 2.5%
General Administration $608 $664,000 4.5%
School Administration $498 $544,000 3.7%
Operation $979 $1,069,000 7.2%
Transportation $225 $246,000 1.7%
Other $396 $432,000 2.9%
Total Support $3,590 $3,920,000 26.4%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,266 $1,383,000 9.3%
Total Expenditures $13,600 $14,851,000 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $9,823 $19,082,390,000 53.2%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,139 $2,211,837,000 6.2%
Staff $594 $1,154,531,000 3.2%
General Administration $601 $1,167,885,000 3.3%
School Administration $852 $1,655,260,000 4.6%
Operation $1,301 $2,528,130,000 7.0%
Transportation $726 $1,410,959,000 3.9%
Other $604 $1,173,773,000 3.3%
Total Support $5,818 $11,302,375,000 31.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,834 $5,504,646,000 15.3%
Total Expenditures $18,475 $35,889,411,000 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,069 $358,201,987,000 50.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $716 $36,303,849,544 5.1%
Staff $569 $28,839,133,000 4.1%
General Administration $233 $11,807,269,000 1.7%
School Administration $680 $34,450,660,000 4.8%
Operation $1,094 $55,418,509,000 7.8%
Transportation $494 $25,019,268,456 3.5%
Other $430 $21,796,799,000 3.1%
Total Support $4,216 $213,635,488,000 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,767 $140,198,177,000 19.7%
Total Expenditures $14,052 $712,035,652,000 100.0%