Hamlin Upper Grade Center

12150 S Hamlin Ave
Alsip, IL 60803
(School attendance zone shown in map)
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 199 students in grades 6-8, Hamlin Upper Grade Center ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10-14% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 28%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is approximately equal to the Illinois state average of 30%).
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Illinois state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 53% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 199 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 70%
  • : Bottom 50% in IL
  • : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • : 30-34% (Top 50%)
  • : 40-44% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Hamlin Upper Grade Center ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

Hamlin Upper Grade Center's student population of 199 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 14 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
199 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
14 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Hamlin Upper Grade Center ranks within the bottom 50% of all 3,426 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Hamlin Upper Grade Center is 0.65, 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.
This School
State Level (IL)
#1767 out of 3426 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart displays the overall school rank of Hamlin Upper Grade Center, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
(20-21)
10-14%
28%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Hamlin Upper Grade Center 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 2020-21 school year data.
30-34%
30%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Hamlin Upper Grade Center 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 2021-22 school year data.
40-44%
50%
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1
This chart displays the student teacher ratio of Hamlin Upper Grade Center and the public school average student teacher ratio of Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
5%
This chart displays the percentage of Asian students in Hamlin Upper Grade Center and the percentage of Asian public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hispanic
49%
27%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Hamlin Upper Grade Center and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
16%
17%
This chart displays the percentage of Black students in Hamlin Upper Grade Center and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
30%
47%
This chart displays the percentage of White students in Hamlin Upper Grade Center and the percentage of White public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
This chart displays the percentage of students of two or more races in Hamlin Upper Grade Center and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Hamlin Upper Grade Center.
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Illinois.
0.65
This chart displays the diversity score of Hamlin Upper Grade Center and the public school average diversity score of Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
54%
43%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Hamlin Upper Grade Center and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
27%
27%
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Hamlin Upper Grade Center's ranking?
Hamlin Upper Grade Center is ranked #1767 out of 3,426 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Illinois.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
10-14% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 28% IL state average), while 30-34% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 30% IL state average).
How many students attend Hamlin Upper Grade Center?
199 students attend Hamlin Upper Grade Center.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
49% of Hamlin Upper Grade Center students are Hispanic, 30% of students are White, 16% of students are Black, 3% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Hamlin Upper Grade Center?
Hamlin Upper Grade Center has a student ration of 14:1, which is equal to the Illinois state average of 14:1.
What grades does Hamlin Upper Grade Center offer ?
Hamlin Upper Grade Center offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Hamlin Upper Grade Center part of?
Hamlin Upper Grade Center is part of Atwood Heights SD 125 School District.

School Reviews

5   5/16/2011
There are some academic programs, like lexia and things in that nature. There are art, music, sports, and extracurricular activities like drama club-scholastic bowl-environmental club. This school does Valedictorian and Saludictorian. There is a fitness award at the end of the year. The facilities are nice, airy, and clean. The level of parent involvement is improving at a very nice rate, as PTO hot lunches and similar activities arise.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - reniz

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 199 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 70%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • : 30-34% (Top 50%)
  • : 40-44% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

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