512 W 1st St
Homer, IL 61849
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Heritage Jr High And Elementary School serves 250 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Heritage Jr High 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.
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 53% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 250 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 10%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in IL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

School Overview

Heritage Jr High And Elementary School's student population of 250 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students
250 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
23 teachers
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School Rankings

Heritage Jr High 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 Jr High 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
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State 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 Ratio
n/a
15:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
2%
27%
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Black
n/a
17%
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White
90%
47%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.19
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Eligible for Free Lunch
42%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
4%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

School Reviews

2   9/18/2014
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
- Posted by Teacher - Msmit

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 250 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 10%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

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