Lee R Foster Elementary School

5931 School St
Oak Forest, IL 60452
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Lee R Foster Elementary School serves 403 students in grades 1-5.
Lee R Foster Elementary 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 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (which is approximately equal to the Illinois state average of 28%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 53% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 1-5
  • Enrollment: 403 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 46%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in IL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Lee R Foster Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Lee R Foster Elementary School's student population of 403 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 1-5
Total Students
403 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
27 teachers
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School Rankings

Lee R Foster Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 3,663 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Lee R Foster Elementary School is 0.62, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#1397 out of 3663 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
28%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
32%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
5%
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Hispanic
29%
27%
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Black
9%
17%
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White
54%
47%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.62
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Eligible for Free Lunch
31%
43%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
4%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Lee R Foster Elementary School's ranking?
Lee R Foster Elementary School is ranked #1397 out of 3,663 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Illinois.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
25-29% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 28% IL state average), while 25-29% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 32% IL state average).
How many students attend Lee R Foster Elementary School?
403 students attend Lee R Foster Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
54% of Lee R Foster Elementary School students are White, 29% of students are Hispanic, 9% of students are Black, 5% of students are Two or more races, and 3% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Lee R Foster Elementary School?
Lee R Foster Elementary School has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the Illinois state average of 14:1.
What grades does Lee R Foster Elementary School offer ?
Lee R Foster Elementary School offers enrollment in grades 1-5
What school district is Lee R Foster Elementary School part of?
Lee R Foster Elementary School is part of Forest Ridge SD 142 School District.

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Last Day of School (Events)
June 04, 2024 (Tuesday)

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 1-5
  • Enrollment: 403 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 46%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

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