4600 N Oak Park Ave
Harwood Heights, IL 60706
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Union Ridge Elementary School serves 662 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Union Ridge Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 42% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 33%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 67% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Union Ridge Elementary School's student population of 662 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 47 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students
662 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
47 teachers
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School Rankings

Union Ridge Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 3,655 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Union Ridge Elementary School is 0.48, 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 Data
This School
State Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#527 out of 3655 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
67%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
7%
5%
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Hispanic
23%
26%
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Black
1%
17%
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White
68%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.48
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Eligible for Free Lunch
30%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 662 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 32%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in IL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 42% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 67% (Top 5%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.48 (Top 50%)

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