Jesse C White Learning Academy

16910 S Western Ave
Hazel Crest, IL 60429
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
5.00 5 1 (2 reviews)
Jesse C White Learning Academy serves 513 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Jesse C White Learning Academy placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 12% (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 18% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.

Top Placements

Jesse C White Learning Academy places among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

Jesse C White Learning Academy's student population of 513 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students513 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

Jesse C White Learning Academy is ranked within the bottom 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 Jesse C White Learning Academy is 0.15, 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
#2967 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
12%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
18%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
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5%
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Hispanic
8%
26%
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Black
92%
17%
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White
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48%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
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4%
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Diversity Score
0.150.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
90%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
2%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHazel Crest 152-5 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Jesse C White Learning Academy is Hillcrest High School (2.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Barack H Obama Learning Academy (1.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Markham Barack H Obama Learning Academy Math: 5% | Reading: 13%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 476 students
    1.2 miles
    16448 S Park Ave
    Markham, IL 60428
    (708) 825-2400
    1.2 PK-8 476
  • Markham Prairie-hills Junior High School Math: 9% | Reading: 14%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 906 students
    1.2 miles
    16315 Richmond
    Markham, IL 60428
    (708) 210-2860
    1.2 6-8 906
  • Hazel Crest Highlands Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 329 students
    1.3 miles
    3420 Laurel Ln
    Hazel Crest, IL 60429
    (708) 335-9773
    1.3 PK-5 329
  • Harvey Riley Preschool
    Grades: PK | 176 students
    1.3 miles
    16001 Lincoln Ave
    Harvey, IL 60426
    (708) 210-3960
    1.3 PK 176
  • Country Club Hills Nob Hill Elementary School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 189 students
    1.6 miles
    3701 168th St
    Country Club Hills, IL 60478
    (708) 335-9770
    1.6 PK-5 189

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  
Jesse White Learning Academy is a great neighborhood school. The teachers and principal are caring and professional. Whenever I have an issue or need to see the principal, she is always available. Some of the kids and parents don't care about what they do or how they do it. One time another kid hit my son and I went to speak to the parent, that parent blamed me and my kid and even threatened us. I was just being a concerned responsible parent. I have 4 children in this school and I love it. Ms. K is a good teacher and Dr. Levie is a great principal.
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5  
my son attends woodland school for four years and i, as a parent can truly say that it is a very good school, they have excellent teacher who cares about the children education.I also want to commend the principal on a excellent job.KEEP UP THE GOOD WORK!!!!!
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