3/10
Whittier Elementary School
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This school is rated below average in school quality compared to other schools in Illinois. Students here are making below average year-over-year academic improvement, ... More this school has below average results in how well it’s serving disadvantaged students, and students perform below average on state tests.

ACADEMICS

3/10

Student progress

This rating measures how much students at this school improved from one year to the next, compared to students with similar proficiency levels at other schools in the state.

A worrisome sign:

Students at this school are making less academic progress given where they were last year, compared to similar students in the state.

Low progress with low test scores means... that students are starting at a low point and falling farther behind their peers.


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3/10

Test scores

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A worrisome sign:

Test scores at this school fall below the state average. This suggests that most students at this school may not be performing at grade level.


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Subject
% Proficient
English
25%
State avg: 37%
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Math
10%
State avg: 32%
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Equity

4/10

Equity overview

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A worrisome sign:

Disadvantaged students at this school may be falling behind other students in the state, and this school may have significant achievement gaps.


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Student outcomes by percentile

100%
State Avg.
0%
27%
29%
Student Progress
25%
24%
Test Scores
  Low-income and underserved
minority students
  All other students
in the school

ENVIRONMENT

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Student demographics

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Hispanic
75%
Black
16%
White
7%
Two or more races
1%
Native American
<1%
Unspecified
1%

Teachers & staff

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Students per teacher
12 :1
State avg: 15 :1
Percentage of teachers with 3 or more years experience
100%
State avg: 88%
% of full time teachers who are certified
100%
State avg: 99%
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Neighborhood

13043 Maple Avenue
Blue Island, IL 60406
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