Lee R Foster Elementary School

  • Lee R Foster Elementary School serves 380 students in grades 1-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 37% (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 39% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 51%.

School Overview

  • Lee R Foster Elementary School's student population of 380 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 1-5
Total Students380 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Lee R Foster Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% 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 15:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Lee R Foster Elementary School is 0.52, 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#1335 out of 3679 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
32%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
23%
26%
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Black
5%
17%
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White
65%
49%
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Two or more races
6%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Lee R Foster Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.520.67
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Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Lee R Foster 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 NameForest Ridge SD 142 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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