Hometown Elementary School

  • Hometown Elementary School serves 350 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 30-34% (which is approximately equal to the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 35-39% (which is approximately equal to the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 51%.

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School Overview

  • Hometown Elementary School's student population of 350 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 35 teachers has grown by 34% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students350 students
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Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Hometown Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Hometown Elementary School is 0.57, 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#1726 out of 3,544 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
32%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Hometown 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 Ratio10:116:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
38%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Hometown Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
6%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Hometown Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
54%
49%
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Two or more races
1%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Hometown Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.570.32
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Eligible for Free Lunch
47%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Hometown 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 Lunch
14%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Hometown Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameOak Lawn-Hometown SD 123 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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  • Oak Lawn P R I D E School Special Education School
    Magnet School
    89 students
    0.5 miles
    4201 W 93rd St
    Oak Lawn, IL 60453
    (708)598-4530
    0.5 n/a 89
  • Chicago Durkin Park Elementary School Magnet School
    Grades: PK-8 | 702 students
    0.6 miles
    8445 S Kolin Ave
    Chicago, IL 60652
    (773)535-2322
    0.6 PK-8 702
  • Evergreen Park Northwest School Magnet School
    Grades: PK-5 | 306 students
    1.0 miles
    3630 W 92nd St
    Evergreen Park, IL 60805
    (708)425-9473
    1.0 PK-5 306
  • Oak Lawn J M Hannum Elementary School Magnet School
    Grades: K-5 | 411 students
    1.1 miles
    9800 S Tripp Ave
    Oak Lawn, IL 60453
    (708)423-1690
    1.1 K-5 411
  • Burbank Richard Byrd Elementary School Magnet School
    Grades: K-6 | 353 students
    1.1 miles
    8259 Lavergne Ave
    Burbank, IL 60459
    (708)499-3049
    1.1 K-6 353

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