18220 Morgan St
Homewood, IL 60430
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
James Hart School serves 718 students in grades 6-8.
James Hart School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 23% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 33%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 37% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year.
Minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 53% (majority Hispanic and Black).

School Overview

James Hart School's student population of 718 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
718 students
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Total Classroom Teachers (18-19)
61 teachers
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School Rankings

James Hart School is ranked within the top 50% of all 3,655 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of James Hart School is 0.61, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#1820 out of 3655 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
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15:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
12%
27%
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Black
57%
17%
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White
23%
47%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.61
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Eligible for Free Lunch
35%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
4%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 718 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 77%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in IL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 23% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 37% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.61

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