Kolmar Avenue Elementary School

  • Kolmar Avenue Elementary School serves 457 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 40-44% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 45-49% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Kolmar Avenue Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 51%.

School Overview

  • Kolmar Avenue Elementary School's student population of 457 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 34 teachers has grown by 21% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students457 students
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Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Kolmar Avenue Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 3,679 schools in Illinois (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Kolmar Avenue Elementary School is 0.54, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.67. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank#941 out of 3679 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
32%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Kolmar Avenue Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Kolmar Avenue Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio13:116:1
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Asian
2%
5%
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Hispanic
30%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Kolmar Avenue Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
5%
17%
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White
61%
49%
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Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Kolmar Avenue Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.540.67
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Eligible for Free Lunch
30%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Kolmar Avenue Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Kolmar Avenue Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameOak Lawn-Hometown SD 123 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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