Red Oak Elementary School

  • Red Oak Elementary School serves 334 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 40-44% (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 50-54% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 51%.

Top Placements

Red Oak Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

  • Red Oak Elementary School's student population of 334 students has grown by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 26 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students334 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Red Oak Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 10:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Red Oak Elementary School is 0.55, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.32. 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#585 out of 3,544 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
32%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:116:1
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Asian
4%
5%
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Hispanic
32%
26%
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Black
2%
17%
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White
59%
49%
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Two or more races
3%
3%
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Diversity Score0.550.32
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Eligible for Free Lunch
26%
46%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNorth Shore SD 112 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Highland Park Arbor Academy Special Education School
    Magnet School
    24 students
    0.0 miles
    776 Red Oak Ln
    Highland Park, IL 60035
    (847)831-5100
    0.0 n/a 24
  • Highland Park North Shore Academy Special Education School
    Magnet School
    87 students
    0.0 miles
    760 Red Oak Ln
    Highland Park, IL 60035
    (847)831-0603
    0.0 n/a 87
  • Highland Park Sherwood Elementary School Magnet School
    Grades: K-5 | 302 students
    0.1 miles
    1900 Stratford Rd
    Highland Park, IL 60035
    (224)765-3800
    0.1 K-5 302
  • Deerfield Kipling Elementary School Magnet School
    Grades: K-5 | 464 students
    1.1 miles
    700 Kipling Pl
    Deerfield, IL 60015
    (847)948-5151
    1.1 K-5 464
  • Highland Park Edgewood Middle School Magnet School
    Grades: 6-8 | 532 students
    1.2 miles
    929 Edgewood Rd
    Highland Park, IL 60035
    (224)765-3201
    1.2 6-8 532

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