Chicago Heights SD 170 School District

30 W 16th St
Chicago Heights, IL 60411-3412
(District boundaries shown in map)
2/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

Chicago Heights SD 170 School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Illinois for:

Category
Attribute
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 11 public schools serving 2,690 students in Chicago Heights SD 170 School District. This district's average testing ranking is 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Illinois.
Public Schools in Chicago Heights SD 170 School District have an average math proficiency score of 10% (versus the Illinois public school average of 26%), and reading proficiency score of 22% (versus the 31% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Illinois public school average of 53% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (IL)
# Schools
11 Schools
4,386 Schools
# Students
2,690 Students
1,867,247 Students
# Teachers
211 Teachers
134,644 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1

District Rank

Chicago Heights SD 170 School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 918 school districts in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (IL)
#746 out of 926 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Chicago Heights SD 170  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
9%
28%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Chicago Heights SD 170  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of IL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
21%
32%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Chicago Heights SD 170  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of IL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.50
0.68
# American Indian Students
1 Student
4,748 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
4 Students
100,579 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
5%
# Hispanic Students
1,727 Students
506,853 Students
% Hispanic Students
64%
27%
# Black Students
817 Students
308,140 Students
% Black Students
30%
17%
# White Students
94 Students
868,645 Students
% White Students
4%
47%
# Hawaiian Students
1 Student
1,861 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
46 Students
76,347 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
131
71,078
# Students in K Grade:
273
124,988
# Students in 1st Grade:
261
127,117
# Students in 2nd Grade:
252
127,748
# Students in 3rd Grade:
279
127,544
# Students in 4th Grade:
283
129,636
# Students in 5th Grade:
266
133,910
# Students in 6th Grade:
310
135,734
# Students in 7th Grade:
351
141,129
# Students in 8th Grade:
284
145,775
# Students in 9th Grade:
-
157,172
# Students in 10th Grade:
-
149,262
# Students in 11th Grade:
-
146,253
# Students in 12th Grade:
-
149,901
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $25,019 is higher than the state median of $22,162. The school district revenue/student has grown by 12% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $26,960 is higher than the state median of $21,409. The school district spending/student has declined by 18% over four school years.
This School District
This State (IL)
Total Revenue
$67 MM
$41,381 MM
This chart display total revenue of Chicago Heights SD 170  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in IL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$73 MM
$39,976 MM
This chart display total spending of Chicago Heights SD 170  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in IL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$25,019
$22,162
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Chicago Heights SD 170  School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in IL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$26,960
$21,409
This chart display average spending per public school student in Chicago Heights SD 170  School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in IL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Chicago Heights SD 170 School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Lincoln Elementary School
(Math: 21-39% | Reading: ≤20%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1520 Center Ave
Chicago Heights, IL 60411
(708) 756-4833
Grades: PK-5
| 53 students
Rank: #22.
Greenbriar Elementary School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
101 W Greenbriar Ave
Chicago Heights, IL 60411
(708) 756-4159
Grades: PK-5
| 190 students
Rank: #33.
Jefferson Elementary School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
176 E 11th St
Chicago Heights, IL 60411
(708) 756-4162
Grades: PK-5
| 155 students
Rank: #44.
U S Grant Elementary School
(Math: 6-9% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2712 Miller Ave
Chicago Heights, IL 60411
(708) 756-4156
Grades: K-5
| 172 students
Rank: #55.
Kennedy Elementary School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 15-19%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1013 Division St
Chicago Heights, IL 60411
(708) 756-4830
Grades: PK-5
| 179 students
Rank: #66.
Chicago Heights Middle School
(Math: 9% | Reading: 24%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1020 Dixie Hwy
Chicago Heights, IL 60411
(708) 756-4165
Grades: 6-8
| 939 students
Rank: #77.
Washington-mckinley Elementary School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 10-14%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
25 W 16th Pl
Chicago Heights, IL 60411
(708) 756-4843
Grades: PK-5
| 265 students
Rank: #88.
Roosevelt Elementary School
(Math: 6-9% | Reading: 15-19%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1345 Sunnyside Ave
Chicago Heights, IL 60411
(708) 756-4836
Grades: K-5
| 359 students
Rank: #9 - 109. - 10.
Garfield Elementary School
(Math: ≤5% | Reading: 10-14%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
140 E 23rd St
Chicago Heights, IL 60411
(708) 756-4150
Grades: PK-5
| 216 students
Rank: #9 - 109. - 10.
Wilson Elementary School
(Math: ≤5% | Reading: 10-14%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
422 W 16th Pl
Chicago Heights, IL 60411
(708) 756-4839
Grades: K-5
| 161 students
Rank: n/an/a
Highland School
828 Willow Dr
Chicago Heights, IL 60411
(708) 756-0008
Grades: PK
| 1 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Chicago Heights SD 170 School District?
Chicago Heights SD 170 School District manages 11 public schools serving 2,690 students.
What is the rank of Chicago Heights SD 170 School District?
Chicago Heights SD 170 School District is ranked #746 out of 918 school districts in Illinois (bottom 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of Illinois school districts for: Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Chicago Heights SD 170 School District?
64% of Chicago Heights SD 170 School District students are Hispanic, 30% of students are Black, 4% of students are White, and 2% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Chicago Heights SD 170 School District?
Chicago Heights SD 170 School District has a student/teacher ratio of 13:1, which is lower than the Illinois state average of 14:1.
What is Chicago Heights SD 170 School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $26,960 is higher than the state median of $21,409. The school district spending/student has declined by 18% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 11 schools
  • Grades: PK-08
  • Enrollment: 2,690 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • : Bottom 50% in IL
  • : 9% (Btm 50%)
  • : 21% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

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