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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 36% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 33%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 43% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

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 24 teachers has declined by 14% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 1-5
Total Students403 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Rankings

Lee R Foster Elementary 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 Lee R Foster Elementary School is 0.54, 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
#1296 out of 3655 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
2%
5%
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Hispanic
25%
26%
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Black
7%
17%
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White
63%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.540.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
37%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameForest Ridge 142 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Lee R Foster Elementary School is Project Challenge (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Jack Hille Middle School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Oak Forest Braun Educational Center Special Education School
    Grades: Inquire with school | 115 students
    0.2 miles
    6020 151st St
    Oak Forest, IL 60452
    (708) 687-4971
    0.2 Inquire with school 115
  • Oak Forest Project Challenge Special Education School
    Grades: 12 | 19 students
    0.2 miles
    6020 151st St
    Oak Forest, IL 60452
    (708) 873-1600
    0.2 12 19
  • Oak Forest Jack Hille Middle School Math: 24% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 568 students
    0.3 miles
    5800 151st St
    Oak Forest, IL 60452
    (708) 687-5550
    0.3 6-8 568
  • Oak Forest Oak Forest High School Math: 28% | Reading: 33%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,290 student
    0.4 miles
    15201 Central Ave
    Oak Forest, IL 60452
    (708) 687-0500
    0.4 9-12 1,290
  • Oak Forest Scarlet Oak Elementary School Math: 25% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 3-4 | 287 students
    0.5 miles
    5731 Albert Dr
    Oak Forest, IL 60452
    (708) 687-5822
    0.5 3-4 287

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