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Columbus West Elementary School (leave a review)
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+1 (708) 780-4482

5425 W 31St St

Cicero, Illinois


About Columbus West Elementary School
Prekindergarten - 6th Grade

Columbus West Elementary School is one of 15 schools in the Cicero SD 99 district of Illinois.

A relatively large school, it has an enrolment of 909 students from Prekindergarten to 6th Grade and is classified as a regular school.

In recent years, the pupil population has remained static. Alongside this, the number of teachers has remained static over a similar timeframe.

An average teaching salary at Columbus West Elementary School is $59,334, which is lower than the Illinois state average of $60,779.

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Students by Year Group
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Funding per pupil


Title I eligible school

School-wide program

Title I provides extra money to schools that have a large number of students from low income families. Roughly 50,000 schools receive money through Title I.

Free lunches


Reduced price lunches


The National School Lunch Program (NSLP) provides free and reduced price meals for students. In 2016, 30.4 million children received meals through the program.

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Nearby Schools Compared
SchoolNumber of pupilsFunding per pupilPupils per teacherAverage teacher salaryDiversity index
Columbus West Elementary School 909$11,98315$59,3340.12
Columbus East Elem School (0.04 miles) 527$11,19418$61,3830.13
Drexel Elem School (0.63 miles) 562$11,24916$61,5760.16
Goodwin Elementary School (0.82 miles) 734$10,05418$57,4600.21
Woodrow Wilson Elem School (0.93 miles) 844$8,67321$59,7600.11
Abe Lincoln Elem School (0.98 miles) 917$10,78516$55,0780.11

Columbus West Elementary School

Number of pupils909
Funding per pupil$11,983
Pupils per teacher15
Average teacher salary$59,334
Diversity index0.12

Columbus East Elem School (0.04 miles)

Number of pupils527
Funding per pupil$11,194
Pupils per teacher18
Average teacher salary$61,383
Diversity index0.13

Drexel Elem School (0.63 miles)

Number of pupils562
Funding per pupil$11,249
Pupils per teacher16
Average teacher salary$61,576
Diversity index0.16

Goodwin Elementary School (0.82 miles)

Number of pupils734
Funding per pupil$10,054
Pupils per teacher18
Average teacher salary$57,460
Diversity index0.21

Woodrow Wilson Elem School (0.93 miles)

Number of pupils844
Funding per pupil$8,673
Pupils per teacher21
Average teacher salary$59,760
Diversity index0.11

Abe Lincoln Elem School (0.98 miles)

Number of pupils917
Funding per pupil$10,785
Pupils per teacher16
Average teacher salary$55,078
Diversity index0.11
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Rankings within Illinois
There are 4,241 schools in Illinois. Rankings don't always go up to 4,241 because some schools have missing data.
386thlargest school
351sthighest number of FTE teachers
2286thlowest pupil-teacher ratio
1882ndhighest average teaching salary
802ndhighest proportion of free lunch eligible pupils
183rdhighest proportion of reduced-price lunch eligible pupils
3156thhighest diversity index
1201sthighest funding per pupil
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Minimum Instructional Days and Hours

Prekindergarten: 2 hours

1st Grade: 4 hours

2nd Grade - 6th Grade: 5 hours

Kindergarten: 180 days

1st Grade - 11th Grade: 180 days

12th Grade: 180 days

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