Heritage Jh And Elementary School

512 W 1st St
Homer, IL 61849
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
2.00 (1 review)
Heritage Jh And Elementary School serves 282 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
Heritage Jh And Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is approximately equal to the Illinois state average of 33%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Heritage Jh And Elementary School's student population of 282 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students282 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Rankings

Heritage Jh And Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 3,655 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Heritage Jh And Elementary School is 0.19, 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
#1399 out of 3655 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
1%
26%
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Black
1%
17%
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White
90%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.190.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
39%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHeritage CUSD 8 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Heritage Jh And Elementary School is St Joseph-ogden High School (6.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is St Joseph Middle School (6.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Prairieview-ogden South Elementary School (5.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Ogden Prairieview-ogden South Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-6 | 129 students
    5.5 miles
    304 N Market St
    Ogden, IL 61859
    (217) 582-2725
    5.5 K-6 129
  • Saint Joseph St Joseph Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-4 | 476 students
    6.3 miles
    Po Box 409
    Saint Joseph, IL 61873
    (217) 469-2291
    6.3 PK-4 476
  • Saint Joseph St Joseph Middle School Math: 52% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 5-8 | 369 students
    6.3 miles
    Po Box 409
    Saint Joseph, IL 61873
    (217) 469-2334
    6.3 5-8 369
  • Saint Joseph St Joseph-ogden High School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 9-12 | 467 students
    6.7 miles
    Po Box 890
    Saint Joseph, IL 61873
    (217) 469-2332
    6.7 9-12 467
  • Sidell Salt Fork Junior High School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 185 students
    8.8 miles
    7087 N 600 East Rd
    Sidell, IL 61876
    (217) 288-9306
    8.8 6-8 185

School Reviews

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I would not recommend this school . More homework than necessary, due to poor curriculum structure , forces students to read thru punishment rather than incentives encouragement and rewards...too much to list
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