Matteson Elementary School

  • Matteson Elementary School serves 332 students in grades 1-3.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 35-39% (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 35-39% (which is approximately equal to the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 51%.

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School Overview

  • Matteson Elementary School's student population of 332 students has declined by 17% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 31 teachers has grown by 14% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 1-3
Total Students332 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Matteson Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Matteson Elementary School is 0.15, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.32. 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#1636 out of 3,544 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
32%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:116:1
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Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
4%
26%
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Black
92%
17%
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White
4%
49%
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Two or more races
n/a
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Matteson Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.150.32
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Eligible for Free Lunch
79%
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 Matteson 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 NameMatteson ESD 162 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Matteson O W Huth Middle School Magnet School
    Grades: 7-8 | 554 students
    0.2 miles
    3718 213th Pl
    Matteson, IL 60443
    (708)748-0470
    0.2 7-8 554
  • Park Forest Indiana Elementary School Magnet School
    Grades: 4-6 | 366 students
    0.5 miles
    165 Indiana St
    Park Forest, IL 60466
    (708)747-5300
    0.5 4-6 366
  • Olympia Fields Arcadia Elementary School Magnet School
    Grades: K-3 | 428 students
    0.9 miles
    20519 Arcadian Dr
    Olympia Fields, IL 60461
    (708)747-3535
    0.9 K-3 428
  • Olympia Fields Rich Central Campus High School Magnet School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1046 students
    1.2 miles
    3600 W 203rd St
    Olympia Fields, IL 60461
    (708)679-5600
    1.2 9-12 1046
  • Park Forest Illinois School Magnet School
    Grades: K-8 | 372 students
    1.3 miles
    210 Illinois St
    Park Forest, IL 60466
    (708)747-0301
    1.3 K-8 372

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