Roosevelt Elementary School

1345 Sunnyside Ave
Chicago Heights, IL 60411
(School attendance zone shown in map)
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 359 students in grades Kindergarten-5, Roosevelt Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 6-9% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 28%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 15-19% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%).
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 53% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 359 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • : Bottom 50% in IL
  • : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Roosevelt Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

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School Overview

Roosevelt Elementary School's student population of 359 students has declined by 25% over five school years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has declined by 22% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
359 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
21 teachers
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School Rankings

Roosevelt Elementary School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 3,663 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Roosevelt Elementary School is 0.40, 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)
#2767 out of 3663 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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6-9%
28%
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15-19%
32%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
75%
27%
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Black
19%
17%
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White
1%
47%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.40
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
43%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
6%
2%
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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 Roosevelt Elementary School's ranking?
Roosevelt Elementary School is ranked #2767 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?
6-9% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 28% IL state average), while 15-19% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 32% IL state average).
How many students attend Roosevelt Elementary School?
359 students attend Roosevelt Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
75% of Roosevelt Elementary School students are Hispanic, 19% of students are Black, 4% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are White.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Roosevelt Elementary School?
Roosevelt Elementary School has a student ration of 17:1, which is higher than the Illinois state average of 14:1.
What grades does Roosevelt Elementary School offer ?
Roosevelt Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Roosevelt Elementary School part of?
Roosevelt Elementary School is part of Chicago Heights SD 170 School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 359 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

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