2830 Hillsboro Blvd
Aurora, IL 60503
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Homestead Elementary School serves 637 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Homestead Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 46% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 33%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 51% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is equal to the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Rankings

Homestead Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

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School Overview

Homestead Elementary School's student population of 637 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 40 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
637 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
40 teachers
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School Rankings

Homestead Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Homestead Elementary School is 0.70, which is more 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 Data
This School
State Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#766 out of 3655 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
16%
5%
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Hispanic
19%
26%
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Black
10%
17%
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White
48%
48%
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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
0.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
15%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
2%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Students: 637 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 52%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in IL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 46% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 51% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.70 (Top 5%)

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