PROFICIENCY 12% 62% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
29%Wheeling CCSD 21
21%Wheeling
31%Illinois

Walt Whitman Elementary School is a school servicing grades PK to 5 and is located in the district of "Wheeling CCSD 21" in Wheeling, IL. There are a total of 562 students and 37 teachers at Walt Whitman Elementary School, for a student to teacher ratio of 16 to 1. There are a total of 451 free lunch students and 38 reduced lunch students.

Walt Whitman Elementary School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 12.0%, which is 62% lower than the Illinois average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students562
Teachers36.5
Student/Teacher ratio16:1
Free lunch451
Reduced lunch38

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Walt Whitman Elementary School, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All12%
310-14%
46-9%
510-14%
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All12%
36-9%
410-14%
515-19%
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Walt Whitman Elementary School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictIllinoisNational
Caucasian 11.4% 36.9% 49.5% 51.1%
African American 1.3% 2.1% 17.5% 15.9%
Asian 2.4% 8.3% 4.6% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 81.2% 49.3% 24.9% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.7% 0.9% 0.4% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.2% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 3.0% 2.3% 3.0% 3.1%

Wheeling demographics profile

StatisticWheelingIllinoisNational
Population38,00812,851,684318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)4,38322291
Median age36.437.437.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)60%55%55%
Speak English41%77%79%
Speak Spanish29%13%13%

Education level achieved in Wheeling

IndexWheelingIllinoisNational
Completed 8th grade84.0%86.2%84.3%
Completed high school82.1%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college60.1%61.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree42.1%40.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors36.2%32.9%30.3%
Completed masters13.3%12.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.2%3.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.7%1.2%1.3%
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Source: The Walt Whitman Elementary School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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