Sandburg Elementary School

14500 Myrtle Ave
Harvey, IL 60426
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Sandburg Elementary School serves 145 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Sandburg Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Sandburg Elementary School's student population of 145 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 9 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students145 students
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Total Classroom Teachers9 teachers
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School Comparison

Sandburg Elementary School 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 Sandburg Elementary School is 0.20, 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
#2220 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
10%
26%
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Black
89%
17%
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White
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48%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.200.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
92%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHarvey 152 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Sandburg Elementary School is Thornton Township High School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Rosa L Parks Middle School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Bryant Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Harvey Bryant Elementary School Math: 14% | Reading: 15%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 362 students
    0.5 miles
    14700 Main St
    Harvey, IL 60426
    (708) 331-1390
    0.5 K-6 362
  • Harvey Lincoln Elementary School
    Grades: PK-K | 173 students
    0.7 miles
    14100 Honore Ave
    Harvey, IL 60426
    (708) 597-4160
    0.7 PK-K 173
  • Harvey Rosa L Parks Middle School Math: 2% | Reading: 8%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 5-8 | 400 students
    0.7 miles
    14700 Robey Ave
    Harvey, IL 60426
    (708) 371-9575
    0.7 5-8 400
  • Harvey Thornton Township High School Math: 7% | Reading: 12%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,738 student
    0.7 miles
    15001 Broadway Ave
    Harvey, IL 60426
    (708) 225-4150
    0.7 9-12 1,738
  • Harvey Martin L King Elementary School Math: 11% | Reading: 13%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 1-4 | 447 students
    0.8 miles
    14600 Seeley Ave
    Harvey, IL 60426
    (708) 385-5400
    0.8 1-4 447

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