Hawthorn Elementary School South

  • Hawthorn Elementary School South serves 756 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 62% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 59% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 51%.

Top Placements

Hawthorn Elementary School South places among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

  • Hawthorn Elementary School South's student population of 756 students has grown by 13% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 56 teachers has grown by 21% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2019)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students756 students
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Total Classroom Teachers56 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Hawthorn Elementary School South's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Hawthorn Elementary School South is 0.65, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.32. 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#409 out of 3,544 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
32%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Hawthorn Elementary School South 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Hawthorn Elementary School South 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
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Asian
37%
5%
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Hispanic
14%
26%
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Black
1%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Hawthorn Elementary School South and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
45%
49%
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Two or more races
3%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Hawthorn Elementary School South.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.650.32
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Eligible for Free Lunch
13%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Hawthorn Elementary School South and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Hawthorn Elementary School South and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHawthorn CCSD 73 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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