Foreman High School

3235 N Leclaire Ave
Chicago, IL 60641
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Foreman High School serves 798 students in grades 9-12.
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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 6-9% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤5% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Foreman High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

Foreman High School's student population of 798 students has declined by 22% over five school years.
The teacher population of 44 teachers has declined by 42% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students798 students
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Total Classroom Teachers44 teachers
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School Comparison

Foreman High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,672 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Foreman High School is 0.41, 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
#3509 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
6-9%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤5%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
74%
26%
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Black
22%
17%
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White
3%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
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4%
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Diversity Score
0.410.68
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Graduation Rate
77%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
96%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
58%
27%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCity Of Chicago 299 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Foreman High School is Schurz High School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Gray Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Falconer Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Chicago Falconer Elementary School Math: 13% | Reading: 22%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 1,190 student
    0.4 miles
    3020 N Lamon Ave
    Chicago, IL 60641
    (773) 534-3560
    0.4 PK-6 1,190
  • Chicago Gray Elementary School Math: 23% | Reading: 26%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 1,160 student
    0.7 miles
    3730 N Laramie Ave
    Chicago, IL 60641
    (773) 534-3520
    0.7 PK-8 1,160
  • Chicago Schubert Elementary School Math: 15% | Reading: 29%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 755 students
    0.7 miles
    2727 N Long Ave
    Chicago, IL 60639
    (773) 534-3080
    0.7 PK-5 755
  • Chicago Reinberg Elementary School Math: 22% | Reading: 34%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 794 students
    0.8 miles
    3425 N Major Ave
    Chicago, IL 60634
    (773) 534-3465
    0.8 PK-8 794
  • Chicago Barry Elementary School Math: 11% | Reading: 17%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 714 students
    0.9 miles
    2828 N Kilbourn Ave
    Chicago, IL 60641
    (773) 534-3455
    0.9 PK-6 714

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