V H Nelson Elementary School

8901 North Ozanam Ave, Niles, IL 60714 | (847) 965-0050
  • Grades: KG-6
  • Student Enrollment: 596
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 8901 N Ozanam Ave, Niles, IL 60714
  • Principal or Admin: Larry Mishkin
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 596
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 38.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 15.7
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 288 (48.3%)
  • Females: 279 (46.8%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 31 (5.2%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 238 (39.9%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 269 (45.1%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
V H Nelson Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black152.5%
Asian13422.5%
Hispanic15926.7%
White25943.5%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For V H Nelson Elementary School
  Number Percent
Kindergarten6811.4%
1st Grade7512.6%
2nd Grade8914.9%
3rd Grade10617.8%
4th Grade8213.8%
5th Grade8213.8%
6th Grade9415.8%
Attendance, Graduation, and Dropout Rates (2010)
Attendance Rate
School:
95.7%
District:
95.0%
State:
93.9%
Teacher Credentials (2010)
Percent of Classes Not Taught by Highly Qualified Teachers
School:
2.9%
District:
3.6%
State:
0.7%
Source: IL Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Test Scores and Performance Information

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How is this determined?
The overall school rating shows that V H Nelson Elementary School performed on average about the same as other schools across the state on ISAT state exams in the following subjects:
  • Math
  • Reading
  • Science
AYP Information (2010)
Making AYP For Reading Composite: Yes
Reading Composite Percentage
School:
79.2%
District:
80.5%
State:
74.4%
Making AYP For Math Composite: Yes
Math Composite Percentage
School:
86.9%
District:
88.3%
State:
80.5%

ISAT - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 3 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201089.6%88.9%86.4%
200990.2%85.5%85.2%
200891.1%84.7%85.1%
 
Reading Test
201069.2%68.2%73.7%
200971.6%69.7%72.2%
200879.4%71.6%71.8%
 

Grade 4 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201077.9%84.1%85.9%
200992.1%86.8%85.8%
200883.9%89.2%84.6%
 
Reading Test
201077.3%76.2%73.7%
200977.0%77.0%73.8%
200882.7%79.5%73.2%
 
Science Test
201080.5%74.1%76.6%
200984.2%76.1%76.8%
200884.0%79.6%76.2%
 

Grade 5 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201090.3%87.8%83.4%
200978.8%86.6%82.5%
200885.4%84.4%81.3%
 
Reading Test
201082.6%77.0%74.7%
200977.4%78.5%73.5%
200880.1%77.4%73.6%
 

Grade 6 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201091.0%90.8%84.6%
200993.8%86.6%82.4%
200888.5%89.5%82.7%
 
Reading Test
201095.5%90.3%81.2%
200992.6%85.9%79.9%
200876.9%85.4%79.1%
 
Source: IL Department of Education 2009-2010

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