School Details

Cicero West Elementary School

4937 West 23rd Street, Cicero, IL 60804
(708) 780-4487

(out of 10)

Public Grades PK-3 987 students 19 students/teacher (IL avg is 17)

Test Scores by grade


Illinois Standards Achievement Test (ISAT)

In 2011-2012 Illinois used the Illinois Standards Achievement Test (ISAT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and in grades 4 and 7 in science. The ISAT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Illinois. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.
  • This school in 2013
  • Cicero School District 99 average
  • Illinois state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Cicero West Elementary School is a public elementary school in Cicero. The principal of Cicero West Elementary School is Mrs. Yolanda Valdes. 987 children attend Cicero West Elementary School and are mostly Hispanic; White, non-Hispanic; and Black, non-Hispanic. 57% of the Cicero West Elementary School students have "limited English proficiency." 78% of the 987 students here are classified as "economically disadvantaged", and 89% are paying reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Cicero West Elementary School is 19:1. Cicero East Elementary School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular activities


  • Computer arts
  • Drawing painting

Languages Taught

  • Spanish

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Hispanic 87% 94%
White, non-Hispanic 11% 3%
Black, non-Hispanic 1% 2%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.6% 1%
Multiracial 0.3% 0%
Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Asian 0% %
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 89% 90%
Limited English proficiency 57% 51%
Economically disadvantaged 78% 78%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (6 years ago)

    Cicero West Elementary school has been of great support for my son. He has received services as needed counseling guidance support and encouragement towards a better attitute and behavior.

  • (11 years ago)

    My daughter has been at Cicero West School since Kindergarden and is now in 2nd grade. The school is beautiful modern has great programs and great teachers! We love it and I will have another new student a Kindergardener starting in the fall. I am very happy with the school!

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(based on 2 ratings & reviews)

  • Teacher quality
  • Principal leadership
  • Parent involvement


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