Burr Oak Elementary School

  • Burr Oak Elementary School serves 349 students in grades 3-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 8% (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 14% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 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

  • Burr Oak Elementary School's student population of 349 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 23 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 3-5
Total Students349 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Burr Oak Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Burr Oak Elementary School is 0.36, which is more 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#3303 out of 3,544 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
8%
32%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Burr Oak Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
14%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Burr Oak Elementary School 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 Ratio15:116:1
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Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
17%
26%
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Black
78%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Burr Oak Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
1%
49%
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Two or more races
4%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Burr Oak Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.360.32
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Eligible for Free Lunch
83%
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 Burr Oak Elementary School 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 NameCalumet Public SD 132 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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