Steger Primary Center

  • Steger Primary Center serves 342 students in grades Prekindergarten-1.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 6-9% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 29%) for the 2014-15 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 10-14% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2014-15 school year.
  • Steger Primary Center 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 2014-15 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 68% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 51%.

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School Overview

  • Steger Primary Center's student population of 342 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 26 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-1
Total Students342 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Steger Primary Center is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,525 schools in Illinois (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2014-15 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Steger Primary Center is 0.71, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.67. 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--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)6-9%
29%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)10-14%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:116:1
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Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
31%
26%
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Black
30%
17%
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White
32%
49%
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Two or more races
7%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Steger Primary Center.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.710.67
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Eligible for Free Lunch
57%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
15%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSteger SD 194 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • Chicago Heights U S Grant Elementary School Magnet School
    Grades: K-8 | 296 students
    0.8 miles
    2712 Miller Ave
    Chicago Heights, IL 60411
    (708)756-4156
    0.8 K-8 296
  • Steger Steger Intermediate Center Magnet School
    Grades: 2-4 | 493 students
    0.9 miles
    3411 Hopkins St
    Steger, IL 60475
    (708)753-4200
    0.9 2-4 493
  • Steger Columbia Central School Magnet School
    Grades: 5-8 | 617 students
    1.2 miles
    94 Richton Rd
    Steger, IL 60475
    (708)755-0021
    1.2 5-8 617
  • Chicago Heights Garfield Elementary School Magnet School
    Grades: K-8 | 332 students
    1.2 miles
    140 E 23rd St
    Chicago Heights, IL 60411
    (708)756-4150
    1.2 K-8 332
  • Park Forest Algonquin Primary Center Magnet School
    Grades: PK | 139 students
    1.7 miles
    170 Algonquin St
    Park Forest, IL 60466
    (708)668-9425
    1.7 PK 139

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