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Darien School District 61


Darien School District 61 is located in northeast Illinois. Darien School District 61 has 3.45 square miles of land area and 0.02 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Darien School District 61 population is 16,179. Darien School District 61 median household income is $77,790 in 2010-2014. Darien School District 61 median house value is $285,600 in 2010-2014. On average, Darien School District 61 is better than the state average in quality.

Ranking: (157 out of 757, top 21%)*
Type:Regular Local School District
Grade:Prekindergarten to Grade 8
Number of Schools:3
Population16,179 (2010-2014), rank #243
Population Growth4.28% since 2005-2009, see rank
Population Density:4,658.83/sq mi, rank #52
Median Household Income:$77,790 at 2010-2014—11.56% increase since 2005-2009, rank #130
Median House Price:$285,600 at 2010-2014—-11.22% increase since 2005-2009, rank #77
Time Zone:Central GMT -6:00 with Daylight Saving in the Summer
Land Area:3.45 sq mi, rank #799
Water Area:0.02 sq mi (0.68%), rank #704
County:Dupage County
City:Darien, Downers Grove, Westmont, Willowbrook
Zip:60561, 60516, 60559, 60527
Area:Chicago-Naperville-Joliet, IL-IN-WI
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Darien School District 61 Map and Nearby Locations

7414 South Cass Ave
Darien IL, 60561, Dupage County
Phone: 630-968-7505

Students and Teachers

      2013-2014         2012-2013         2011-2012         2010-2011         2009-2010         2008-2009         2007-2008    
Total Students:1,6371,6191,6481,6541,6201,6511,654
English Language Learner Students:193179193204208226101
Total Teachers:112.00NA106.00102.48102.50102.5087.50
Total Other Staff:43.6089.0015.0016.0315.8019.6033.80
Instructional Aides:NA42.00NANANANANA
Instructional Coordinators & Supervisors:NANA2.002.493.006.001.00
Total Guidance Counselors:
Elementary Guidance Counselors:
Secondary Guidance Counselors:
Other Guidance Counselors:
Librarians/Media Specialists:1.00NA1.
Library/Media Support:2.000.00NANANANANA
District Administrators:2.60NA2.803.052.803.802.00
District Administrative Support:NA3.00NANANANA1.80
School Administrators:4.00NA4.
School Administrative Support:NA5.00NANANANA3.00
Student Support Services:NANA5.205.495.004.806.60
Other Support Services:33.0038.00NANANANA15.40
Student-Teacher Ratio:14.62NA15.5516.1415.8016.1118.90


Eisenhower Jr High SchoolGrade 6 to Grade 8   1410 75th St, Darien IL 60561
Lace Elementary SchoolGrade 3 to Grade 5   7414 South Cass Ave, Darien IL 60561
Mark Delay SchoolPrekindergarten to Grade 2   6801 Wilmette Ave, Darien IL 60561

Test Performance

YearTestGradeMeasurementScoreState Average
2003Math3rd Grade% met std93.6%75.7%
2004Math3rd Grade% met std97.6%79.1%
2005Math3rd Grade% met std95.7%79.3%
2006Math3rd Grade% met std98.6%85.6%
2007Math3rd Grade% met std98.1%86.7%
2008Math3rd Grade% met std99.3%85.1%
2009Math3rd Grade% met std97.8%85.2%
2010Math3rd Grade% met std96.6%86.4%
2011Math3rd Grade% met std95.5%87.3%
2012Math3rd Grade% met std97.0%87.7%
2013Math3rd Grade% met std71.1%54.8%
2003Reading3rd Grade% met std82.6%62.0%
2004Reading3rd Grade% met std87.6%65.1%
2005Reading3rd Grade% met std84.9%66.6%
2006Reading3rd Grade% met std88.2%70.7%
2007Reading3rd Grade% met std86.1%72.9%
2008Reading3rd Grade% met std83.2%71.8%
2009Reading3rd Grade% met std89.0%72.2%
2010Reading3rd Grade% met std84.1%73.7%
2011Reading3rd Grade% met std86.3%74.7%
2012Reading3rd Grade% met std87.4%76.0%
2013Reading3rd Grade% met std74.4%58.8%
2006Math4th Grade% met std98.0%84.8%
2007Math4th Grade% met std95.8%86.4%
2008Math4th Grade% met std94.4%84.6%
2009Math4th Grade% met std98.0%85.8%
2010Math4th Grade% met std93.4%85.9%
2011Math4th Grade% met std95.4%87.7%
2012Math4th Grade% met std90.7%88.1%
2013Math4th Grade% met std63.0%60.2%
2006Reading4th Grade% met std89.1%72.9%
2007Reading4th Grade% met std87.3%73.7%
2008Reading4th Grade% met std81.4%73.2%
2009Reading4th Grade% met std89.6%73.8%
2010Reading4th Grade% met std88.6%73.7%
2011Reading4th Grade% met std87.9%74.7%
2012Reading4th Grade% met std81.5%76.0%
2013Reading4th Grade% met std72.2%59.2%
2003Science4th Grade% met std86.7%66.5%
2004Science4th Grade% met std82.8%67.8%
2005Science4th Grade% met std88.7%71.4%
2006Science4th Grade% met std91.3%79.9%
2007Science4th Grade% met std92.2%79.7%
2008Science4th Grade% met std88.8%76.2%
2009Science4th Grade% met std95.2%76.8%
2010Science4th Grade% met std90.2%76.6%
2011Science4th Grade% met std89.8%79.4%
2012Science4th Grade% met std85.3%79.8%
2013Science4th Grade% met std88.4%80.9%
2003Math5th Grade% met std89.6%68.3%
2004Math5th Grade% met std83.4%71.8%
2005Math5th Grade% met std88.7%73.2%
2006Math5th Grade% met std94.7%78.6%
2007Math5th Grade% met std90.8%82.5%
2008Math5th Grade% met std92.7%81.3%
2009Math5th Grade% met std93.3%82.5%
2010Math5th Grade% met std96.5%83.4%
2011Math5th Grade% met std94.9%84.0%
2012Math5th Grade% met std91.1%83.6%
2013Math5th Grade% met std64.5%59.4%
2003Reading5th Grade% met std80.0%60.4%
2004Reading5th Grade% met std75.4%60.9%
2005Reading5th Grade% met std75.2%62.7%
2006Reading5th Grade% met std89.4%68.5%
2007Reading5th Grade% met std82.4%69.7%
2008Reading5th Grade% met std87.6%73.6%
2009Reading5th Grade% met std87.6%73.5%
2010Reading5th Grade% met std87.5%74.7%
2011Reading5th Grade% met std92.8%76.4%
2012Reading5th Grade% met std88.8%77.8%
2013Reading5th Grade% met std70.9%58.9%
2006Math6th Grade% met std91.9%79.1%
2007Math6th Grade% met std92.8%81.4%
2008Math6th Grade% met std92.9%82.7%
2009Math6th Grade% met std87.7%82.4%
2010Math6th Grade% met std87.5%84.6%
2011Math6th Grade% met std87.7%83.9%
2012Math6th Grade% met std90.8%84.9%
2013Math6th Grade% met std71.8%59.6%
2006Reading6th Grade% met std86.7%72.8%
2007Reading6th Grade% met std87.2%73.4%
2008Reading6th Grade% met std86.1%79.1%
2009Reading6th Grade% met std85%79.9%
2010Reading6th Grade% met std88.5%81.2%
2011Reading6th Grade% met std88%84.1%
2012Reading6th Grade% met std91.4%81.7%
2013Reading6th Grade% met std71.8%58.9%
2006Math7th Grade% met std89.5%76.0%
2007Math7th Grade% met std93.7%79.4%
2008Math7th Grade% met std92.7%80.4%
2009Math7th Grade% met std90.6%82.7%
2010Math7th Grade% met std95.5%84.4%
2011Math7th Grade% met std89.0%84.3%
2012Math7th Grade% met std90.7%84.6%
2013Math7th Grade% met std68.7%59.1%
2006Reading7th Grade% met std83.8%72%
2007Reading7th Grade% met std84.4%73.3%
2008Reading7th Grade% met std85.8%77.7%
2009Reading7th Grade% met std83.4%77.5%
2010Reading7th Grade% met std84.6%77.4%
2011Reading7th Grade% met std83.1%78.8%
2012Reading7th Grade% met std84.5%78.1%
2013Reading7th Grade% met std72.0%58.5%
2003Science7th Grade% met std85.7%73.7%
2004Science7th Grade% met std93.5%74.4%
2005Science7th Grade% met std88.5%74.6%
2006Science7th Grade% met std92.5%80.9%
2007Science7th Grade% met std94.7%79.3%
2008Science7th Grade% met std89.0%79.2%
2009Science7th Grade% met std88.4%79.5%
2010Science7th Grade% met std93.3%82.4%
2011Science7th Grade% met std87.7%81.9%
2012Science7th Grade% met std85.7%79.9%
2013Science7th Grade% met std88.3%79.0%
2003Math8th Grade% met std78.0%53.1%
2004Math8th Grade% met std80.1%54.4%
2005Math8th Grade% met std86.8%54.3%
2006Math8th Grade% met std95.4%78.2%
2007Math8th Grade% met std89.7%81.3%
2008Math8th Grade% met std89.9%80.3%
2009Math8th Grade% met std90.9%81.7%
2010Math8th Grade% met std88.3%83.7%
2011Math8th Grade% met std92.1%86.3%
2012Math8th Grade% met std90.2%85.0%
2013Math8th Grade% met std67.1%58.9%
2003Reading8th Grade% met std82.6%63.7%
2004Reading8th Grade% met std80%67.1%
2005Reading8th Grade% met std84.3%72.8%
2006Reading8th Grade% met std93.8%79.2%
2007Reading8th Grade% met std81.6%81.7%
2008Reading8th Grade% met std86.0%81.4%
2009Reading8th Grade% met std90.8%83.6%
2010Reading8th Grade% met std87.8%84.1%
2011Reading8th Grade% met std87.7%85.0%
2012Reading8th Grade% met std86.4%86.2%
2013Reading8th Grade% met std65.6%59.8%

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School District Fiscal Information

Total Revenue:$19,617,000$11,904 $19,721,000$11,923 $18,658,000$11,517 
Total Expenditures:$19,492,000$11,828 $18,063,000$10,921 $17,230,000$10,636 
Total Current Expenditures:$16,637,000$10,095 $15,754,000$9,525 $15,355,000$9,478 
Instructional Expenditures:$10,886,000$6,60665.4%$10,251,000$6,19865.1%$9,967,000$6,15264.9%
Student and Staff Support:$1,303,000$7917.8%$1,268,000$7678.0%$1,262,000$7798.2%
Operations, Food, Other:$2,595,000$1,57515.6%$2,524,000$1,52616.0%$2,408,000$1,48615.7%
Total Capital Outlay:$1,153,000$700 $827,000$500 $541,000$334 
Construction:$396,000$240 $689,000$417 $351,000$217 
Total Other:$0$0 $0$0 $1,000$1 
Interest on Debt:$160,000$97 $183,000$111 $205,000$127 
Total Salary:$10,476,000$6,357 $10,113,000$6,114 $9,897,000$6,109 
Instruction/Teacher Salary:$7,752,000$4,70474.0%$7,420,000$4,48673.4%$7,176,000$4,43072.5%
Other Salary:$2,724,000$1,65326.0%$2,693,000$1,62826.6%$2,721,000$1,68027.5%
Total Benefit:$4,307,000$2,613 $3,986,000$2,410 $3,775,000$2,330 
Instruction/Teacher Benefit:$2,804,000$1,70165.1%$2,563,000$1,55064.3%$2,443,000$1,50864.7%
Other Benefit:$1,503,000$91234.9%$1,423,000$86035.7%$1,332,000$82235.3%

* Darien School District 61 was rated 4 out of 5 by USA.com. The ranking was calculated based on publically available historical Math and English performance data.

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