Speed Independence Elementary School

1125 Division St
Chicago Heights, IL 60411
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Bottom 50%
Speed Independence 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 ≤10% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 28%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤10% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Special education school
  • : ≤10% (Btm 50% in IL)
  • : ≤10%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

School Overview

The teacher population of 9 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
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Total Students (19-20)
54 students
This chart displays total students of Speed Independence Elementary School by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Total Classroom Teachers
9 teachers
This chart displays the total teachers of Speed Independence Elementary School by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.

School Rankings

This School
State Level (IL)
(20-21)
≤10%
28%
(20-21)
≤10%
32%
Student : Teacher Ratio
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14:1
This chart displays the student teacher ratio of Speed Independence Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Illinois by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
American Indian
(19-20)
n/a
n/a
Asian
(19-20)
n/a
5%
Hispanic
(19-20)
7%
26%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Speed Independence Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Black
(19-20)
82%
17%
This chart displays the percentage of Black students in Speed Independence Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
White
(19-20)
4%
48%
This chart displays the percentage of White students in Speed Independence Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Hawaiian
(19-20)
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
(19-20)
7%
4%
This chart displays the percentage of students of two or more races in Speed Independence Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Illinois by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
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This chart displays the diversity score of Speed Independence Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Illinois by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch (19-20)
70%
47%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Speed Independence Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (17-18)
3%
4%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Speed Independence Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≤10% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 28% IL state average), while ≤10% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 32% IL state average).
How many students attend Speed Independence Elementary School?
54 students attend Speed Independence Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
82% of Speed Independence Elementary School students are Black, 7% of students are Hispanic, 7% of students are Two or more races, and 4% of students are White.
What school district is Speed Independence Elementary School part of?
Speed Independence Elementary School is part of Speed Seja #802 School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Special education school
  • : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • : ≤10%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

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