Medgar Evers Primary Acadmc Center

1101 E 10th St
Chicago Heights, IL 60411
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Medgar Evers Primary Acadmc Center serves 269 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is approximately equal to the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 15-19% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Medgar Evers Primary Acadmc 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 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.

Top Placements

Medgar Evers Primary Acadmc Center places among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

Medgar Evers Primary Acadmc Center's student population of 269 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 14 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students269 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Medgar Evers Primary Acadmc Center
Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
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School Comparison

Medgar Evers Primary Acadmc Center is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,672 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Medgar Evers Primary Acadmc 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#2255 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Medgar Evers Primary Acadmc Center, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
32%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Medgar Evers Primary Acadmc Center and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
37%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Medgar Evers Primary Acadmc Center and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio19:115:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Medgar Evers Primary Acadmc Center and the public school average student teacher ratio of Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
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Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
5%
26%
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Black
95%
17%
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White
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48%
Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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Diversity Score
0.100.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
94%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Medgar Evers Primary Acadmc Center and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
2%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Medgar Evers Primary Acadmc Center and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFord Heights 169 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Medgar Evers Primary Acadmc Center is Bloom Trail High School (2.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Cottage Grove Upper Grade Center (0.6 miles away)
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