ESD 159 School District
For the 2021 school year, there are 5 public schools serving 1,919 students in ESD 159 School District. ESD 159 School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Illinois.
Public schools in ESD 159 School District have an average math proficiency score of 20% (versus the Illinois public school average of 32%), and reading proficiency score of 30% (versus the 37% statewide average). This district's average testing ranking is 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Illinois.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Illinois public school average of 52% (majority Hispanic).
|School District Name||ESD 159 School District|
|School District Phone Number||(708) 720-1300|
|School District Grades Offered||PK - 08|
|2017-2018 School Year Data||This School District||This State (IL)|
|# of Schools||5 Schools||4,239 Schools|
|# of Students||1,919 Students||1,991,734 Students|
|# of Teachers||160 Teachers||127,332 Teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||12:1||15:1|
ESD 159 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 2017-2018 school year.
|Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data||This School District||State Average (IL)|
Overall Testing Rank
|#633 out of 944 school districts|
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Students by Ethnicity:
|# of American Indian Students||2 Students||5,549 Students|
|% American Indian Students||n/a||n/a|
|# of Asian Students||8 Students||101,257 Students|
|% Asian Students||n/a|
|# of Hispanic Students||182 Students||522,075 Students|
|% Hispanic Students|
|# of Black Students||1,595 Students||334,694 Students|
|% Black Students|
|# of White Students||48 Students||956,384 Students|
|% White Students|
|# of Hawaiian Students||1 Student||2,080 Students|
|% of Hawaiian Students||n/a||n/a|
|# of Two or more races Students||83 Students||69,695 Students|
|% of Two or more races Students|
Students by Grade:
|# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:||162||79,846|
|# of Students in Kindergarten:||165||131,861|
|# of Students in 1st Grade:||184||137,299|
|# of Students in 2nd Grade:||156||139,617|
|# of Students in 3rd Grade:||184||145,128|
|# of Students in 4th Grade:||200||148,297|
|# of Students in 5th Grade:||221||150,789|
|# of Students in 6th Grade:||194||149,061|
|# of Students in 7th Grade:||214||148,598|
|# of Students in 8th Grade:||239||150,375|
|# of Students in 9th Grade:||-||158,615|
|# of Students in 10th Grade:||-||154,545|
|# of Students in 11th Grade:||-||149,814|
|# of Students in 12th Grade:||-||147,873|
|# of Ungraded Students:||-||16|
Fiscal Data Comparison
The revenue/student of $20,710 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 $19,855 is higher than the state median of $17,733. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
|Definition of Terms 2016-2017||This School District||This State (IL)|
|Total Revenue||$40 MM||$14 MM|
|Spending||$38 MM||$14 MM|
|Revenue / Student||$20,710||$18,231|
|Revenue / Student||$19,855||$17,733|
ESD 159 School District Public Schools (2021)
- School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
- Rank: #11.5030 Imperial Dr
Richton Park, IL 60471
Grades: K-5 | 318 students
- Rank: #22.101 Central Ave
Matteson, IL 60443
Grades: PK-5 | 356 students
- Rank: #33.725 Notre Dame Dr
Matteson, IL 60443
Grades: K-5 | 252 students
- Rank: #55.20600 Matteson Ave
Matteson, IL 60443
Grades: 6-8 | 647 students
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