Barack Obama School Of Ldership

401 Concord Dr
Chicago Heights, IL 60411
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Barack Obama School Of Ldership serves 388 students in grades 4-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15% (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 27% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Barack Obama School Of Ldership 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 13:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

Barack Obama School Of Ldership places among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

Barack Obama School Of Ldership's student population of 388 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 4-8
Total Students388 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

Barack Obama School Of Ldership 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 Obama School Of Ldership is 0.35, 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
#2546 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
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5%
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Hispanic
10%
26%
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Black
80%
17%
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White
3%
48%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
7%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.350.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
77%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
3%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePark Forest 163 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Barack Obama School Of Ldership is Speed Independence High School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Wilson Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Chicago Heights Wilson Elementary School
    Grades: K-8 | 288 students
    0.3 miles
    422 W 16th Pl
    Chicago Heights, IL 60411
    (708) 756-4839
    0.3 K-8 288
  • Park Forest Algonquin Primary Center
    Grades: PK | 152 students
    0.4 miles
    170 Algonquin St
    Park Forest, IL 60466
    (708) 668-9425
    0.4 PK 152
  • Chicago Heights Roosevelt Elementary School
    Grades: K-8 | 508 students
    0.8 miles
    1345 Sunnyside Ave
    Chicago Heights, IL 60411
    (708) 756-4836
    0.8 K-8 508
  • Chicago Heights Speed Early Learning Center Special Education School
    Grades: Inquire with school | 139 students
    0.9 miles
    1125 Division St
    Chicago Heights, IL 60411
    (708) 481-6101
    0.9 Inquire with school 139
  • Chicago Heights Speed Independence Elementary School Special Education School
    Grades: Inquire with school | 45 students
    0.9 miles
    1125 Division St
    Chicago Heights, IL 60411
    (708) 481-6103
    0.9 Inquire with school 45

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