Ascension Elementary School

  • Grades: PK-8
  • Student Enrollment: 497
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  • Address
  • 601 Van Buren St
  • Oak Park, IL 60304
  • Phone
  • (708) 386-7282
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School Description

Ascension Elementary School enrolls 497 preschool and elementary school students from grades PK-8. It is located in Oak Park, IL, which is a highly populated city with a median household income of $59,183.

School Operational Details
  • Students Have Access to a Library or Media Center
School Days and Hours
  • School Days Per Year: 176
    Note: Kindergarten Operates Five Days Per Week
  • School Hours Per Day: 7
    Note: Kindergarten Operates on a Half Day Schedule
School Religious Orientation
  • Roman Catholic
    Archdiocese of Chicago, IL
School Associations
  • National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
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Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 497
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 23.6
    Full-Time Teachers: 23
    Part-Time Teachers: 1
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 17.5
  • Percent Minority Students: 10.7%
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 196 (39.4%)
  • Females: 301 (60.6%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Ascension Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black91.8%
Asian81.6%
Hispanic367.2%
White36172.6%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Ascension Elementary School
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten8316.7%
Kindergarten336.6%
1st Grade438.7%
2nd Grade499.9%
3rd Grade459.1%
4th Grade5210.5%
5th Grade479.5%
6th Grade5110.3%
7th Grade5210.5%
8th Grade428.5%
Source: IL Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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