Dolton 149 School District

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 8 public schools serving 2,629 students in Dolton 149 School District. This district's average testing ranking is 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Illinois.
Public Schools in Dolton 149 School District have an average math proficiency score of 5% (versus the Illinois public school average of 32%), and reading proficiency score of 13% (versus the 38% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Dolton 149 School District are Carol Moseley Braun School, Berger-vandenberg Elementary School and S T E M Academy. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Dolton 149 School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Illinois.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Illinois public school average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Dolton 149 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%)

Overview

School District Name
Dolton 149 School District
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 08
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (IL)
# Schools
8 Schools
4,228 Schools
# Students
2,629 Students
1,988,252 Students
# Teachers
134 Teachers
127,113 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
20:1

District Rank

Dolton 149 School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 863 school districts in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (IL)
Overall District Rank
#911 out of 946 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Dolton  149  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
5%
33%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Dolton  149  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)
13%
38%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Dolton  149  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.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.08
0.68
# American Indian Students
5 Students
5,547 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
1 Student
101,156 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
5%
# Hispanic Students
74 Students
521,438 Students
% Hispanic Students
3%
26%
# Black Students
2,518 Students
333,842 Students
% Black Students
96%
17%
# White Students
19 Students
954,799 Students
% White Students
1%
48%
# Hawaiian Students
2 Students
2,072 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
10 Students
69,450 Students
% of Two or more races Students
n/a
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
120
79,100
# Students in K Grade:
228
131,420
# Students in 1st Grade:
253
136,761
# Students in 2nd Grade:
281
139,116
# Students in 3rd Grade:
262
144,615
# Students in 4th Grade:
285
148,125
# Students in 5th Grade:
301
150,631
# Students in 6th Grade:
300
148,892
# Students in 7th Grade:
282
148,478
# Students in 8th Grade:
317
150,263
# Students in 9th Grade:
-
158,611
# Students in 10th Grade:
-
154,544
# Students in 11th Grade:
-
149,814
# Students in 12th Grade:
-
147,866
# Ungraded Students:
-
16

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $21,307 is higher than the state median of $18,231. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $20,978 is higher than the state median of $17,733. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (IL)
Total Revenue
$56 MM
$14 MM
This chart display total revenue of Dolton  149  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in IL by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending
$55 MM
$14 MM
This chart display total spending of Dolton  149  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in IL by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$21,307
$18,231
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Dolton  149  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in IL by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$20,978
$17,733
This chart display average spending per public school student in Dolton  149  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in IL by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Best Dolton 149 School District Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Carol Moseley Braun School
Math: 11% | Reading: 16%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
(2)
1655 153rd St
Calumet City, IL 60409
(708) 868-9470
Grades: 1-6
| 328 students
Rank: #2 - 32. - 3.
Berger-vandenberg Elementary School
Math: 6-9% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
14833 Avalon Ave
Dolton, IL 60419
(708) 841-3606
Grades: K-6
| 317 students
Rank: #2 - 32. - 3.
S T E M Academy
Math: 6-9% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1650 Pulaski Rd
Calumet City, IL 60409
(708) 868-7595
Grades: 7-8
| 196 students
Rank: #44.
School Of Fine Arts
Magnet School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1650 Pulaski Rd
Calumet City, IL 60409
(708) 868-7565
Grades: 7-8
| 203 students
Rank: #55.
Creative Communications Academy
Math: ≤5% | Reading: 10-14%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1650 Pulaski Rd
Calumet City, IL 60409
(708) 868-7585
Grades: 7-8
| 199 students
Rank: #66.
Diekman Elementary School
Math: 6-9% | Reading: 6-9%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
15121 Dorchester Ave
Dolton, IL 60419
(708) 841-3838
Grades: PK-6
| 382 students
Rank: #77.
New Beginnings Learning Academy
Math: 3% | Reading: 11%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
15703 Clyde Ave
South Holland, IL 60473
(708) 768-5200
Grades: K-6
| 358 students
Rank: #88.
Caroline Sibley Elementary School
Math: ≤1% | Reading: 10%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1550 Sibley Blvd
Calumet City, IL 60409
(708) 868-1870
Grades: K-6
| 646 students

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: PK - 08
  • Students: 2,629 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50% in IL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 5%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 13% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.08

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