District 50 Schools


District 50 Schools in Illinois serves two elementary schools, Beverly Manor Elementary School and J L Hensey Elementary School. While both schools have a predominantly white student population, they struggle with low academic performance, high absenteeism rates, and serve communities with significant socioeconomic challenges.

Academically, both schools perform significantly below state averages in English Language Arts and Mathematics proficiency across all grade levels. For example, 8th grade students at Beverly Manor Elementary scored only 10% proficient in ELA, compared to the state average of 40.5%. Similarly, 3rd graders at J L Hensey Elementary scored 21.2% proficient in Math, well below the state's 33% average. These low test scores indicate a need for targeted interventions to improve academic outcomes.

Socioeconomic challenges also appear to be a factor, with J L Hensey Elementary having a high free/reduced lunch rate of 61.51%, compared to 54.71% at Beverly Manor Elementary. Additionally, both schools have chronic absenteeism rates higher than the state average, which could further contribute to their academic struggles. Overall, the data suggests that District 50 Schools faces significant challenges in providing equitable, high-quality education to all students.

District Detail

 304 E Almond Dr
Washington, IL 61571-3104

 (309) 745-8914

SchoolDigger Rank:
727th of 823 Illinois districts

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Grades served: PK, KG-8
Students: 605

Primary Schools: 1
Middle Schools: 1
High Schools: 0
Alternative Schools: 0

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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau, the Illinois Department of Public Health and the Illinois State Board of Education.

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