John Muir Literacy Academy

1973 Kensington Ln
Hoffman Estates, IL 60169
(School attendance zone shown in map)
John Muir Literacy Academy serves 433 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
John Muir Literacy Academy placed in the top 20% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 47% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 62% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

John Muir Literacy Academy places among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

John Muir Literacy Academy's student population of 433 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 45 teachers has grown by 25% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students433 students
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Total Classroom Teachers45 teachers
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School Comparison

John Muir Literacy Academy is ranked within the top 20% 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 John Muir Literacy Academy is 0.76, which is more 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
#474 out of 3672 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
25%
5%
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Hispanic
33%
26%
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Black
20%
17%
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White
19%
48%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.760.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
39%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
16%
27%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSchaumburg CCSD 54 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to John Muir Literacy Academy is Hoffman Estates High School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Dwight D Eisenhower Junior High School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Neil Armstrong Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Hoffman Estates Neil Armstrong Elementary School Math: 48% | Reading: 53%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-6 | 444 students
    0.9 miles
    1320 Kingsdale Rd
    Hoffman Estates, IL 60169
    (847) 357-6700
    0.9 K-6 444
  • Hoffman Estates Macarthur Intrntl Spanish Academy Math: 54% | Reading: 58%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-6 | 425 students
    1.1 miles
    1800 Chippendale Rd
    Hoffman Estates, IL 60169
    (847) 357-6650
    1.1 K-6 425
  • Hoffman Estates Hoffman Estates High School Math: 40% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,907 student
    1.2 miles
    1100 W Higgins Rd
    Hoffman Estates, IL 60169
    (847) 755-5610
    1.2 9-12 1,907
  • Hoffman Estates Dwight D Eisenhower Junior High School Math: 43% | Reading: 62%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 7-8 | 576 students
    1.5 miles
    800 Hassell Rd
    Hoffman Estates, IL 60169
    (847) 357-5500
    1.5 7-8 576
  • Schaumburg Winston Churchill Elementary School Math: 59% | Reading: 64%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: K-6 | 582 students
    1.5 miles
    1520 Jones Rd
    Schaumburg, IL 60195
    (847) 357-6300
    1.5 K-6 582

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