Homestead Elementary School

  • Homestead Elementary School serves 677 students in grades KG-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the IL average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 51%.
  • Homestead Elementary School operates within the Oswego Cusd 308 School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 677 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 39 teachers has grown by 25% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 677 students
Homestead Elementary School Total Students (2005-2015)
Gender % Homestead Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 39 teachers
Homestead Elementary School Total Teachers (2005-2015)
Students by Grade Homestead Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.65 is more than the state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 16:1
Homestead Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (2003-2015)
American Indian
2%
n/a
Asian
15%
5%
Homestead Elementary School Asian Students (2005-2015)
Hispanic
14%
25%
Homestead Elementary School Black Students (2005-2015)
Black
6%
17%
Homestead Elementary School Black Students (2005-2015)
White
55%
49%
Homestead Elementary School White Students (2005-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Homestead Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
8%
3%
Homestead Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Homestead Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown IL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.65 0.31
Homestead Elementary School Diversity Score (2005-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
19%
52%
Homestead Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
2%
2%
Homestead Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2015)

District Comparison

  • Oswego Cusd 308 School District's student population of 17,728 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $12,637 in this district is less than the state average of $16,005. The district revenue/student has grown by 14% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $11,834 is less than the state average of $14,988. The district spending/student has declined by 8% over four years.
School District Name Oswego Cusd 308 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
23
3
Number of Students Managed 17,728 753
Oswego Cusd 308 School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $223 MM $12 MM
Oswego Cusd 308 School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $209 MM $11 MM
Oswego Cusd 308 School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $12,637 $16,005
Oswego Cusd 308 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $11,834 $14,988
Oswego Cusd 308 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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