Booth Tarkington Elem School

Serves grades M - M

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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: 2016 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
310 Scott St
Wheeling, IL 60090
Phone
(847) 520-2775
District
WHEELING CCSD 21
County
COOK COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
497
Classroom Teachers
25

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Illinois

6

(10 is best)

Better than 53.8% of IL schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

6

(10 is best)

Booth Tarkington Elem School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 30 37
Proficiency in Reading 25 36
Proficiency in Math 35 39

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 30 33
Proficiency in Reading 24 37
Proficiency in Math 35 30

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 39 32
Proficiency in Reading 36 36
Proficiency in Math 41 29

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 20.27
AVG FOR DISTRICT 15.04
AVG FOR STATE 15.77
AVG FOR NATION 16.54
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade pk 107 21.5%
Kindergarten 50 10.1%
Grade 1 59 11.9%
Grade 2 57 11.5%
Grade 3 75 15.1%
Grade 4 68 13.7%
Grade 5 81 16.3%
Total 497 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 30.5% 33.4% 50.6%
Black 1.8% 1.7% 17.8%
Hispanic 44.7% 54.3% 26.4%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 21.7% 9.9% 4.9%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 1.2% 0.7% 0.3%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 39.8% 54.1% 49.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 36.8% 51.7% 45.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 3.0% 2.4% 3.3%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 67,456 12,801,539
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 4,320.8 230
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 6.9% 6.1%
5-19 YEARS OLD 17.5% 19.8%
20-44 YEARS OLD 35.3% 33.9%
45-64 YEARS OLD 26.5% 26.3%
65 OR OLDER 13.8% 13.9%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number of households 25,541 4,802,124
Single parent households with children 5.5% 10.5%
Adults with at least a high school diploma 88.0% 88.3%
Adults with at least a bachelor's degree 41.5% 32.9%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 13.6% 12.2%
$100,000 - $149,999 16.7% 14.5%
$75,000 - $99,999 15.1% 12.7%
$50,000 - $74,999 17.4% 17.5%
$30,000 - $49,999 16.9% 17.3%
$15,000 - $29,999 11.6% 14.1%
$15,000 or less 8.6% 11.5%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $10,016 $69,661,280 57.8%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,302 $9,055,410 7.5%
Staff $1,153 $8,019,115 6.7%
General Administration $257 $1,787,435 1.5%
School Administration $619 $4,305,145 3.6%
Operation $1,496 $10,404,680 8.6%
Transportation $511 $3,554,005 3.0%
Other $773 $5,376,215 4.5%
Total Support $6,111 $42,502,005 35.3%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,204 $8,373,820 6.9%
Total Expenditures $17,331 $120,537,105 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,862 $16,041,736,338 52.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $849 $1,733,187,841 5.6%
Staff $504 $1,028,020,809 3.3%
General Administration $508 $1,036,522,218 3.4%
School Administration $653 $1,331,780,740 4.3%
Operation $1,174 $2,396,104,949 7.8%
Transportation $598 $1,220,380,148 4.0%
Other $546 $1,114,934,113 3.6%
Total Support $4,833 $9,860,885,139 32.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,384 $4,865,224,284 15.8%
Total Expenditures $15,079 $30,767,924,182 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,336 $324,841,513,788 51.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $572 $29,350,053,799 4.7%
Staff $471 $24,151,307,291 3.8%
General Administration $200 $10,266,593,644 1.6%
School Administration $587 $30,091,720,454 4.8%
Operation $1,010 $51,800,394,937 8.2%
Transportation $464 $23,797,624,893 3.8%
Other $368 $18,843,845,750 3.0%
Total Support $3,673 $188,301,671,729 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,243 $114,972,145,768 18.3%
Total Expenditures $12,251 $628,114,952,936 100.0%