Fernway Park Elementary School

16600 S 88th Ave
Orland Park, IL 60462
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Fernway Park Elementary School serves 467 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Fernway Park Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 33%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is approximately equal to the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Fernway Park Elementary School's student population of 467 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students467 students
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Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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School Rankings

Fernway Park Elementary School is ranked within the top 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 Fernway Park Elementary School is 0.36, 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
#1262 out of 3655 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
4%
5%
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Hispanic
11%
26%
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Black
3%
17%
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White
79%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.360.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
19%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
1%
27%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameKirby 140 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Fernway Park Elementary School is Victor J Andrew High School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Virgil I Grissom Middle School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Christa Mcauliffe School (1.0 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Tinley Park Victor J Andrew High School Math: 39% | Reading: 44%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,142 students
    0.7 miles
    9001 171st St
    Tinley Park, IL 60487
    (708) 342-5800
    0.7 9-12 2,142
  • Tinley Park Christa Mcauliffe School Math: 54% | Reading: 54%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 535 students
    1.0 miles
    8944 174th St
    Tinley Park, IL 60487
    (708) 429-4565
    1 PK-5 535
  • Tinley Park Virgil I Grissom Middle School Math: 37% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 6-8 | 585 students
    1.1 miles
    17000 80th Ave
    Tinley Park, IL 60477
    (708) 429-3030
    1.1 6-8 585
  • Tinley Park Prairie View Middle School Math: 40% | Reading: 54%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 6-8 | 614 students
    1.2 miles
    8500 175th St
    Tinley Park, IL 60487
    (708) 532-8540
    1.2 6-8 614
  • Tinley Park Helen Keller Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 382 students
    1.3 miles
    7846 163rd St
    Tinley Park, IL 60477
    (708) 532-2144
    1.3 PK-5 382

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