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 is 1 public middle school serving 939 students in Chicago Heights SD 170 School District. This district's average middle testing ranking is 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public middle schools in Illinois.
Public Middle School in Chicago Heights SD 170 School District have an average math proficiency score of 9% (versus the Illinois public middle school average of 24%), and reading proficiency score of 24% (versus the 31% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Illinois public middle school average of 60% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (IL)
# Schools
11 Schools
1,590 Schools
# Students
2,690 Students
632,761 Students
# Teachers
211 Teachers
47,090 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.
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
0.71
# American Indian Students
1 Student
1,516 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
4 Students
31,115 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
5%
# Hispanic Students
1,727 Students
186,318 Students
% Hispanic Students
64%
29%
# Black Students
817 Students
137,386 Students
% Black Students
30%
22%
# White Students
94 Students
252,625 Students
% White Students
4%
40%
# Hawaiian Students
1 Student
706 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
46 Students
23,065 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
131
18,027
# Students in K Grade:
273
27,326
# Students in 1st Grade:
261
28,160
# Students in 2nd Grade:
252
28,498
# Students in 3rd Grade:
279
28,667
# Students in 4th Grade:
283
30,284
# Students in 5th Grade:
266
40,414
# Students in 6th Grade:
310
111,547
# Students in 7th Grade:
351
140,906
# Students in 8th Grade:
284
145,715
# Students in 9th Grade:
-
9,004
# Students in 10th Grade:
-
8,329
# Students in 11th Grade:
-
8,055
# Students in 12th Grade:
-
7,829
# 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 Middle Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
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

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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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