Medgar Evers Primary Academic Center

1101 E 10th St
Chicago Heights, IL 60411
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Medgar Evers Primary Academic Center serves 310 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Medgar Evers Primary Academic Center placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤5% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 28%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤5% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 14:1.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 310 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in IL
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

School Overview

Medgar Evers Primary Academic Center's student population of 310 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 15 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
310 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
15 teachers
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School Rankings

Medgar Evers Primary Academic Center is ranked within the bottom 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 Medgar Evers Primary Academic Center is 0.10, 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
#3437 out of 3663 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤5%
28%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤5%
32%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
14:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
5%
27%
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Black
95%
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
0.10
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Eligible for Free Lunch
80%
43%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
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 Medgar Evers Primary Academic Center's ranking?
Medgar Evers Primary Academic Center is ranked #3437 out of 3,663 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Illinois.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≤5% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 28% IL state average), while ≤5% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 32% IL state average).
How many students attend Medgar Evers Primary Academic Center?
310 students attend Medgar Evers Primary Academic Center.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
95% of Medgar Evers Primary Academic Center students are Black, and 5% of students are Hispanic.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Medgar Evers Primary Academic Center?
Medgar Evers Primary Academic Center has a student ration of 21:1, which is higher than the Illinois state average of 14:1.
What grades does Medgar Evers Primary Academic Center offer ?
Medgar Evers Primary Academic Center offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Medgar Evers Primary Academic Center part of?
Medgar Evers Primary Academic Center is part of Ford Heights SD 169 School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 310 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

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