James Hart School

18220 Morgan St
Homewood, IL 60430
(School attendance zone shown in map)
James Hart School serves 730 students in grades 6-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 27% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 47% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
James Hart School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 73% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

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School Overview

James Hart School's student population of 730 students has grown by 59% over five school years.
The teacher population of 61 teachers has grown by 45% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students730 students
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Total Classroom Teachers61 teachers
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School Comparison

James Hart School is ranked within the top 50% of all 3,672 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of James Hart School is 0.60, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#1377 out of 3672 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
11%
26%
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Black
56%
17%
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White
27%
48%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
6%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.600.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
36%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHomewood 153 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to James Hart School is Thornwood High School (2.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Wolcott School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Longwood Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Glenwood Longwood Elementary School
    Grades: PK-4 | 341 students
    0.6 miles
    441 N Longwood Dr
    Glenwood, IL 60425
    (708) 757-2100
    0.6 PK-4 341
  • Homewood Willow School
    Grades: PK-2 | 660 students
    1.0 miles
    1804 Willow Rd
    Homewood, IL 60430
    (708) 798-3720
    1.0 PK-2 660
  • Homewood Winston Churchill School
    Grades: 3-5 | 613 students
    1.1 miles
    1300 190th St
    Homewood, IL 60430
    (708) 798-3424
    1.1 3-5 613
  • Thornton Wolcott School
    Grades: K-8 | 254 students
    1.6 miles
    200 N Wolcott St
    Thornton, IL 60476
    (708) 877-2526
    1.6 K-8 254
  • Chicago Heights Serena Hills Elementary School
    Grades: K-5 | 352 students
    1.9 miles
    255 Pleasant Dr
    Chicago Heights, IL 60411
    (708) 647-7300
    1.9 K-5 352

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