Barack H Obama Learning Academy

16448 S Park Ave
Markham, IL 60428
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Barack H Obama Learning Academy serves 476 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 5% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 13% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Barack H Obama Learning Academy placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Illinois state level of 15:1.

Top Placements

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School Overview

Barack H Obama Learning Academy's student population of 476 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students476 students
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Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

Barack H Obama Learning Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,672 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Barack H Obama Learning Academy is 0.26, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#3409 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
5%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
13%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
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5%
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Hispanic
15%
26%
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Black
85%
17%
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White
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48%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
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4%
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Diversity Score
0.260.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
92%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
1%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHazel Crest 152-5 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Barack H Obama Learning Academy is Thornton Township High School (1.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Jesse C White Learning Academy (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Holmes Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
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