Hearst Elementary School

4640 S Lamon Ave
Chicago, IL 60638
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Hearst Elementary School serves 363 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Hearst Elementary 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 8% (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 10% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Hearst Elementary School's student population of 363 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students363 students
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Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
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School Comparison

Hearst Elementary 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 Hearst Elementary School is 0.51, 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
#3410 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
8%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
10%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
59%
26%
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Black
38%
17%
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White
2%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.510.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
93%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
6%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Hearst Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
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 Hearst Elementary School is Acero Chtr Netrk - Major Garcia (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Academy For Global Citizenship (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Chicago Academy For Global Citizenship Charter School
    Math: 10-14% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 466 students
    0.3 miles
    4647 W 47th St
    Chicago, IL 60632
    (773) 582-1100
    0.3 K-8 466
  • Chicago Acero Chtr - Spc Zizumbo Campus Charter School
    Math: 27% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 625 students
    0.8 miles
    4248 W 47th St
    Chicago, IL 60632
    (773) 579-3470
    0.8 K-8 625
  • Chicago Acero Chtr Netrk - Major Garcia Charter School
    Math: 15-19% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 600 students
    0.8 miles
    4248 W 47th St
    Chicago, IL 60632
    (773) 579-3480
    0.8 9-12 600
  • Chicago Acero Chtr Network - Pfc Torress Charter School
    Math: 29% | Reading: 27%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 582 students
    0.8 miles
    4248 W 47th St
    Chicago, IL 60632
    (773) 579-3475
    0.8 K-8 582
  • Chicago Charles J Sahs Elementary School Math: 27% | Reading: 35%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 390 students
    0.8 miles
    5001 S Long Ave
    Chicago, IL 60638
    (708) 458-1152
    0.8 PK-8 390

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