10835 Lombard Ave
Chicago Ridge, IL 60415
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Elden D Finley Junior High School serves 449 students in grades 6-8.
Elden D Finley Junior High School 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 28%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 19% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2020-21 school year.
Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 53% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 449 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 39%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in IL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 15% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

School Overview

Elden D Finley Junior High School's student population of 449 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
449 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
35 teachers
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School Rankings

Elden D Finley Junior High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,655 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Elden D Finley Junior High School is 0.57, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#2765 out of 3655 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
15%
28%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
19%
32%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
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15:1
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American Indian
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Asian
2%
5%
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Hispanic
23%
27%
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Black
12%
17%
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White
61%
47%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.57
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Eligible for Free Lunch
67%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
2%
2%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

15% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 28% IL state average), while 19% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 32% IL state average).

How many students attend Elden D Finley Junior High School?

449 students attend Elden D Finley Junior High School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

61% of Elden D Finley Junior High School students are White, 23% of students are Hispanic, 12% of students are Black, 2% of students are Asian, and 2% of students are Two or more races.

What grades does Elden D Finley Junior High School offer ?

Elden D Finley Junior High School offers enrollment in grades 6-8

What school district is Elden D Finley Junior High School part of?

Elden D Finley Junior High School is part of Chicago Ridge School District 127-5.

School Calendar

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Date
Spring Break
March 27, 2023 (Monday)
Last Day of School- 1:30pm Early Dismissal
June 09, 2023 (Friday)

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 449 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 39%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 15% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

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