1101 E 10th St
Chicago Heights, IL 60411
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Medgar Evers Primary Academic Center serves 281 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
Medgar Evers Primary Academic Center placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 33%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 15-19% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-4
  • Students: 281 students
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in IL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

School Overview

Medgar Evers Primary Academic Center's student population of 281 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students
281 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
16 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Medgar Evers Primary Academic Center is ranked within the bottom 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 Medgar Evers Primary Academic Center is 0.11, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#2413 out of 3655 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
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15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
6%
27%
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Black
94%
17%
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White
n/a
47%
Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.11
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Eligible for Free Lunch
88%
44%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Medgar Evers Primary Academic Center and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Medgar Evers Primary Academic Center and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-4
  • Students: 281 students
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

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