U S Grant Elementary School

2712 Miller Ave
Chicago Heights, IL 60411
(School attendance zone shown in map)
U S Grant Elementary School serves 290 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
U S Grant 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 14% (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 22% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

U S Grant Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

U S Grant Elementary School's student population of 290 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students290 students
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Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
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School Comparison

U S Grant 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 U S Grant Elementary School is 0.41, 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
#2821 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
14%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
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5%
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Hispanic
75%
26%
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Black
17%
17%
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White
7%
48%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.410.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
7%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameChicago Heights 170 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to U S Grant Elementary School is Bloom High School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Garfield Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Chicago Heights Garfield Elementary School Math: 19% | Reading: 19%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 326 students
    0.5 miles
    140 E 23rd St
    Chicago Heights, IL 60411
    (708) 756-4150
    0.5 K-8 326
  • Chicago Heights Steger Primary Center
    Grades: PK-1 | 350 students
    0.8 miles
    3411 Miller Avenue
    Chicago Heights, IL 60411
    (708) 753-4100
    0.8 PK-1 350
  • Chicago Heights Washington-mckinley Elementary School Math: 9% | Reading: 24%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 615 students
    0.9 miles
    25 W 16th Pl
    Chicago Heights, IL 60411
    (708) 756-4843
    0.9 K-8 615
  • Chicago Heights Lincoln Elementary School Math: 30-39% | Reading: 30-39%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-4 | 103 students
    1.1 miles
    1520 Center Ave
    Chicago Heights, IL 60411
    (708) 756-4833
    1.1 K-4 103
  • Chicago Heights Barack Obama School Of Ldership Math: 15% | Reading: 27%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 4-8 | 388 students
    1.2 miles
    401 Concord Dr
    Chicago Heights, IL 60411
    (708) 668-9101
    1.2 4-8 388

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