Hickory Bend Elementary School

  • Hickory Bend Elementary School serves 282 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 35-39% (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 25-29% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 51%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Hickory Bend Elementary School's student population of 282 students has declined by 16% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 21 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-4
Total Students282 students
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Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Hickory Bend Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Hickory Bend Elementary School is 0.35, 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#1605 out of 3,544 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
32%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Hickory Bend Elementary School 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)25-29%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Hickory Bend Elementary School 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 Ratio13:116:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Hickory Bend Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Hickory Bend Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2005-06 school year data.
Hispanic
12%
26%
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Black
80%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Hickory Bend Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
4%
49%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Hickory Bend Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
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 Hickory Bend Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.350.32
This chart display the diversity score of Hickory Bend Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
34%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Hickory Bend Elementary School 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 Lunchn/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Hickory Bend Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBrookwood SD 167 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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