Morton Gingerwood Elementary School

16936 Forest Ave
Oak Forest, IL 60452
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Morton Gingerwood Elementary School serves 225 students in grades 1-2.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is equal to the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

Morton Gingerwood Elementary School's student population of 225 students has declined by 26% over five school years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has grown by 31% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 1-2
Total Students
225 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
21 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Morton Gingerwood Elementary School is 0.69, which is more 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 Data
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State Level (IL)
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
8%
5%
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Hispanic
24%
26%
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Black
15%
17%
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White
48%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
41%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
2%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: 1-2
  • Students: 225 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 52%
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.69 (Top 10% in IL)

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