Barack Obama School Of Ldership

  • Barack Obama School Of Ldership serves 415 students in grades 4-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 22% (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 33% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 51%.

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School Overview

  • Barack Obama School Of Ldership's student population of 415 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 31 teachers has grown by 14% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 4-8
Total Students415 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 3,679 schools in Illinois (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Barack Obama School Of Ldership is 0.32, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.67. 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#2093 out of 3679 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
32%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:116:1
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Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
10%
26%
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Black
82%
17%
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White
2%
49%
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Two or more races
6%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Barack Obama School Of Ldership.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.320.67
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Eligible for Free Lunch
86%
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 Obama School Of Ldership and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePark Forest SD 163 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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