CHSD 218 School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 4 public schools serving 5,333 students in CHSD 218 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 CHSD 218 School District have an average math proficiency score of 18% (versus the Illinois public school average of 32%), and reading proficiency score of 21% (versus the 38% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in CHSD 218 School District are A B Shepard High Sch (Campus), H L Richards High Sch(Campus) and Dd Eisenhower High Sch (Campus). Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. CHSD 218 School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Illinois.
Minority enrollment is 69% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Illinois public school average of 53% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

CHSD 218 School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Illinois for:

Category
Attribute
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
CHSD 218 School District
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
09 - 12
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (IL)
# Schools
4 Schools
4,384 Schools
# Students
5,333 Students
1,886,101 Students
# Teachers
n/a
n/a
Student : Teacher Ratio
n/a
n/a

District Rank

CHSD 218 School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 864 school districts in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 87% has increased from 73% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (IL)
Overall District Rank
#777 out of 946 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of CHSD 218  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
18%
33%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of CHSD 218  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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
38%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of CHSD 218  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 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
(17-18)
87%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of CHSD 218  School District and public school graduation rate of IL by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.69
0.68
# American Indian Students
4 Students
4,655 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
66 Students
102,362 Students
% Asian Students
1%
5%
# Hispanic Students
2,136 Students
508,579 Students
% Hispanic Students
40%
27%
# Black Students
1,328 Students
310,294 Students
% Black Students
25%
17%
# White Students
1,653 Students
884,029 Students
% White Students
31%
47%
# Hawaiian Students
1 Student
1,952 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
145 Students
74,230 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
62,778
# Students in K Grade:
-
120,316
# Students in 1st Grade:
-
127,972
# Students in 2nd Grade:
-
128,190
# Students in 3rd Grade:
-
130,690
# Students in 4th Grade:
-
134,944
# Students in 5th Grade:
-
137,003
# Students in 6th Grade:
-
141,876
# Students in 7th Grade:
-
147,159
# Students in 8th Grade:
2
149,472
# Students in 9th Grade:
1,270
153,852
# Students in 10th Grade:
1,294
152,861
# Students in 11th Grade:
1,337
149,155
# Students in 12th Grade:
1,430
149,833
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $24,557 is higher than the state median of $16,878. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $25,823 is higher than the state median of $16,079. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (IL)
Total Revenue
$131 MM
$15 MM
This chart display total revenue of CHSD 218  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in IL by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending
$138 MM
$14 MM
This chart display total spending of CHSD 218  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in IL by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$24,557
$16,878
This chart display average revenue per public school student in CHSD 218  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in IL by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$25,823
$16,079
This chart display average spending per public school student in CHSD 218  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in IL by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best CHSD 218 School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
A B Shepard High Sch (Campus)
Math: 26% | Reading: 33%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
13049 S Ridgeland Ave
Palos Heights, IL 60463
(708) 371-1111
Grades: 9-12
| 1,886 students
Rank: #22.
H L Richards High Sch(Campus)
Math: 19% | Reading: 19%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
10601 Central Ave
Oak Lawn, IL 60453
(708) 499-2550
Grades: 9-12
| 1,674 students
Rank: #33.
Dd Eisenhower High Sch (Campus)
Math: 13% | Reading: 14%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
12700 Sacramento Ave
Blue Island, IL 60406
(708) 597-6300
Grades: 9-12
| 1,773 students
Rank: #44.
Delta Learning Center
Alternative School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
3940 W Midlothian Tpke
Crestwood, IL 60418
(708) 371-1880
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Chsd 218
  • 10701 Kilpatrick Ave, Oak Lawn, IL, 60453-6203
  • (708) 424-2000
  • Grades: 09 - 12
  • Students: 5,333 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 69%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 87% (Top 1% in IL)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 18% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 21% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.69

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