Oliver W Holmes Elementary School

  • Oliver W Holmes Elementary School serves 556 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 59% (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 60% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 51%.

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School Overview

  • Oliver W Holmes Elementary School's student population of 556 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 33 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students556 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Oliver W Holmes Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Oliver W Holmes 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank#324 out of 3,544 schools
(Top 10%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
32%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Oliver W Holmes Elementary School 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Oliver W Holmes Elementary School 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
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Asian
8%
5%
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Hispanic
11%
26%
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Black
17%
17%
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White
50%
49%
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Two or more races
14%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Oliver W Holmes Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.690.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
13%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Oliver W Holmes 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 NameOak Park ESD 97 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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