Roosevelt Elementary School

Roosevelt Elementary School serves 331 students in grades KG-6.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the IL average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 50%.
Roosevelt Elementary School operates within the Dolton 148 School District.

Overview

The student population of 331 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has grown by 15% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-6
Total Students 331 students
Roosevelt Elementary School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 22 teachers
Roosevelt Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Roosevelt Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.04 is less than the state average of 0.30. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 13:1
Roosevelt Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Black
98%
19%
Roosevelt Elementary School Black Students (1988-2013)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Roosevelt Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Roosevelt Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown IL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.04 0.30
Roosevelt Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
86%
45%
Roosevelt Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2002-2013)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a
6%
Roosevelt Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,627 students has decreased by 9% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $14,606 is higher than the state average of $10,546. The district revenue/student has grown by 82% over four years.
The district spending/student of $17,371 is higher than the state average of $10,416. The district spending/student has grown by 88% over four years.
School District Name Dolton 148 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
10
3
Number of Students Managed 2,627 932
Dolton   148 School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $39 MM $10 MM
Dolton   148 School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $46 MM $10 MM
Dolton   148 School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $14,606 $10,546
Dolton   148 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $17,371 $10,416
Dolton   148 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Academy For Learning (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Roosevelt Junior High School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Pace Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • DoltonRoosevelt Junior High School
    111 West 146th St
    DoltonIL 60419
    (708)201-2071
    0 mi | Gr. 7-8 | 208 students                      
  • RiverdalePace Elementary School
    Special Education School
    14419 South Atlantic Ave
    RiverdaleIL 60827
    (708)841-0432
    Special Education School

    0.3 mi | Gr. KG-8 | 110 students                      
  • RiverdalePark Elementary School
    14200 South Wentworth Ave
    RiverdaleIL 60827
    (708)849-9440
    0.5 mi | Gr. KG-6 | 221 students                      
  • RiverdaleRiverdale School
    325 West 142nd St
    RiverdaleIL 60827
    (708)849-7153
    0.6 mi | Gr. KG-4 | 135 students                      
  • DoltonAcademy For Learning
    Special Education School
    306 East 144th St
    DoltonIL 60419
    (708)841-1063
    Special Education School

    0.6 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 52 students                      

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