Park Forest SD 163 School District

242 S Orchard Dr
Park Forest, IL 60466-2041
(District boundaries shown in map)
10/
10
Top 10%

Top Rankings

Park Forest SD 163 School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Illinois for:

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 10%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 10%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 10%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 6 public schools serving 1,493 students in Park Forest SD 163 School District.
Public Schools in Park Forest SD 163 School District have a diversity score of 0.35, which is less than the Illinois public school average of 0.68.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Illinois public school average of 53% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (IL)
# Schools
6 Schools
4,386 Schools
# Students
1,493 Students
1,867,247 Students
# Teachers
126 Teachers
134,644 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1

District Rank

This School District
State Average (IL)
#54 out of 926 school districts
(Top 10%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Park Forest SD 163  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
<50%
28%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Park Forest SD 163  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.
<50%
32%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Park Forest SD 163  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:

0.35
0.68
# American Indian Students
3 Students
4,748 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
n/a
100,579 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
5%
# Hispanic Students
187 Students
506,853 Students
% Hispanic Students
13%
27%
# Black Students
1,193 Students
308,140 Students
% Black Students
80%
17%
# White Students
34 Students
868,645 Students
% White Students
2%
47%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
1,861 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
76 Students
76,347 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
96
71,078
# Students in K Grade:
139
124,988
# Students in 1st Grade:
154
127,117
# Students in 2nd Grade:
143
127,748
# Students in 3rd Grade:
145
127,544
# Students in 4th Grade:
156
129,636
# Students in 5th Grade:
137
133,910
# Students in 6th Grade:
170
135,734
# Students in 7th Grade:
180
141,129
# Students in 8th Grade:
173
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 $28,559 is higher than the state median of $22,162. The school district revenue/student has grown by 20% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $25,942 is higher than the state median of $21,409. The school district spending/student has grown by 15% over four school years.
This School District
This State (IL)
Total Revenue
$43 MM
$41,381 MM
This chart display total revenue of Park Forest SD 163  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
$39 MM
$39,976 MM
This chart display total spending of Park Forest SD 163  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
$28,559
$22,162
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Park Forest SD 163  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
$25,942
$21,409
This chart display average spending per public school student in Park Forest SD 163  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 Park Forest SD 163 School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Blackhawk Primary Center
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44% )
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
130 Blackhawk Dr
Park Forest, IL 60466
(708) 668-9501
Grades: K-3
| 178 students
Rank: #22.
Mohawk Primary Center
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 25-29% )
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
301 Mohawk St
Park Forest, IL 60466
(708) 668-9301
Grades: K-3
| 242 students
Rank: #33.
Michelle Obama Sch Of Technology And The Arts
(Math: 15% | Reading: 32% )
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
530 Lakewood Blvd
Park Forest, IL 60466
(708) 668-9600
Grades: 6-8
| 523 students
Rank: #44.
21st Century Primary Center
(Math: 11-19% | Reading: 20-29% )
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
240 S Orchard Dr
Park Forest, IL 60466
(708) 668-9451
Grades: K-3
| 161 students
Rank: #55.
Barack Obama Sch Of Leadership And Stem
(Math: 13% | Reading: 23% )
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
401 Concord Dr
Chicago Heights, IL 60411
(708) 668-9101
Grades: 4-5
| 293 students
Rank: n/an/a
170 Algonquin St
Park Forest, IL 60466
(708) 668-9201
Grades: PK
| 96 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Park Forest SD 163 School District?
Park Forest SD 163 School District manages 6 public schools serving 1,493 students.
What is the racial composition of students in Park Forest SD 163 School District?
80% of Park Forest SD 163 School District students are Black, 13% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are White.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Park Forest SD 163 School District?
Park Forest SD 163 School District has a student/teacher ratio of 12:1, which is lower than the Illinois state average of 14:1.
What is Park Forest SD 163 School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $25,942 is higher than the state median of $21,409. The school district spending/student has grown by 15% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 6 schools
  • Grades: PK-08
  • Enrollment: 1,493 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
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  • : <50%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

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