James Avant Elementary School

1915 North 55th St, Washington Park, IL 62204 | (618) 646-3870
  • Grades: KG-5
  • Student Enrollment: 394
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Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 1915 N 55th St, Washington Park, IL 62204
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 394
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 25.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 15.8
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 206 (52.3%)
  • Females: 188 (47.7%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: - (-)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 385 (97.7%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 385 (97.7%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
James Avant Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black32181.5%
Asian--
Hispanic7218.3%
White10.3%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For James Avant Elementary School
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten20.5%
Kindergarten5012.7%
1st Grade7318.5%
2nd Grade7017.8%
3rd Grade7017.8%
4th Grade8020.3%
5th Grade4912.4%
Attendance, Graduation, and Dropout Rates (2010)
Attendance Rate
School:
95.2%
District:
91.1%
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 James Avant Elementary School performed on average worse than many other schools across the state on ISAT state exams in the following subjects:
  • Math
  • Reading
  • Science
AYP Information (2010)
Making AYP For Reading Composite: No
Reading Composite Percentage
School:
55.1%
District:
57.4%
State:
74.4%
Making AYP For Math Composite: No
Math Composite Percentage
School:
71.3%
District:
64.9%
State:
80.5%

ISAT - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 3 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201073.3%83.8%86.4%
200974.4%82.9%85.2%
 
Reading Test
201053.5%65.7%73.7%
200941.1%66.9%72.2%
 

Grade 4 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201062.2%78.2%85.9%
200985.2%83.2%85.8%
 
Reading Test
201054.1%64.8%73.7%
200953.7%66.7%73.8%
 
Science Test
201036.5%41.8%76.6%
200959.3%54.8%76.8%
 

Grade 5 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201087.5%82.4%83.4%
200981.0%77.9%82.5%
 
Reading Test
201066.7%72.6%74.7%
200934.5%58.5%73.5%
 
Source: IL Department of Education 2009-2010

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