Barack H Obama Learning Academy

  • Barack H Obama Learning Academy serves 477 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 4% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 13% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 51%.

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School Overview

  • Barack H Obama Learning Academy's student population of 477 students has grown by 222% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 33 teachers has grown by 229% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students477 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Barack H Obama Learning Academy's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Barack H Obama Learning Academy is 0.27, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.32. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank#3331 out of 3,544 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
4%
32%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
13%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Barack H Obama Learning Academy and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
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Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
15%
26%
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Black
84%
17%
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White
1%
49%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Barack H Obama Learning Academy.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.270.32
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Eligible for Free Lunch
91%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Barack H Obama Learning Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHazel Crest SD 152-5 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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