Palos West Elementary School

12700 South 104th Ave, Palos Park, IL 60464 | (708) 448-6888
  • Grades: PK-5
  • Student Enrollment: 498
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School Description

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Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 12700 S 104th Ave, Palos Park, IL 60464
  • Principal or Admin: Ronald Cozza
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 498
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 34.6
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 14.4
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 244 (49.0%)
  • Females: 232 (46.6%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 4 (0.8%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 25 (5.0%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 29 (5.8%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Palos West Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black51.0%
Asian295.8%
Hispanic255.0%
White41783.7%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Palos West Elementary School
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten5811.6%
Kindergarten5611.2%
1st Grade6913.9%
2nd Grade6813.7%
3rd Grade7314.7%
4th Grade8316.7%
5th Grade9118.3%
Attendance, Graduation, and Dropout Rates (2010)
Attendance Rate
School:
96.1%
District:
95.9%
State:
93.9%
Source: IL Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Test Scores and Performance Information

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The overall school rating shows that Palos West Elementary School performed on average much better than most 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:
91.2%
District:
93.3%
State:
74.4%
Making AYP For Math Composite: Yes
Math Composite Percentage
School:
96.6%
District:
96.6%
State:
80.5%

ISAT - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 3 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
2010100.0%97.7%86.4%
200997.5%97.0%85.2%
200895.5%96.3%85.1%
 
Reading Test
201089.0%88.2%73.7%
200988.9%90.8%72.2%
200890.8%92.1%71.8%
 

Grade 4 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
2010100.0%98.1%85.9%
200998.8%98.6%85.8%
200898.7%97.5%84.6%
 
Reading Test
201095.0%92.6%73.7%
200991.9%91.3%73.8%
200893.4%93.5%73.2%
 
Science Test
201097.6%96.1%76.6%
200995.4%95.9%76.8%
200898.7%98.5%76.2%
 

Grade 5 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201094.3%96.0%83.4%
200996.0%95.1%82.5%
200895.1%91.3%81.3%
 
Reading Test
201092.1%92.4%74.7%
200993.2%92.7%73.5%
200893.8%93.1%73.6%
 
Source: IL Department of Education 2009-2010

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