Foreman High School

  • Foreman High School serves 841 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≤5% (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 ≤5% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Foreman 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 51%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Foreman High School's student population of 841 students has declined by 32% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 55 teachers has declined by 37% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students841 students
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Total Classroom Teachers55 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Foreman High School 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 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Foreman High School is 0.39, 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#3614 out of 3679 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤5%
32%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≤5%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
76%
26%
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Black
20%
17%
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White
3%
49%
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Two or more races
n/a
3%
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Diversity Score0.390.67
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Graduation Rate
88%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
95%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCity Of Chicago SD 299 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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