Walter F Fierke Ed Center

6535 Victoria Dr
Oak Forest, IL 60452
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
8/
10
Top 30%
Walter F Fierke Ed Center serves 376 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Walter F Fierke Ed Center placed in the top 30% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Walter F Fierke Ed Center places among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

Walter F Fierke Ed Center's student population of 376 students has grown by 16% over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students376 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

Walter F Fierke Ed Center is ranked within the top 30% 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 Walter F Fierke Ed Center 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#815 out of 3672 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
21%
26%
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Black
3%
17%
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White
69%
48%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
6%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.480.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
20%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCCSD 146 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Walter F Fierke Ed Center is Project Challenge (0.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Jack Hille Middle School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lee R Foster Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Oak Forest Braun Educational Center Special Education School
    Grades: Inquire with school | 115 students
    0.9 miles
    6020 151st St
    Oak Forest, IL 60452
    (708) 687-4971
    0.9 Inquire with school 115
  • Oak Forest Lee R Foster Elementary School Math: 32% | Reading: 32%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 1-5 | 403 students
    0.9 miles
    5931 School St
    Oak Forest, IL 60452
    (708) 687-4763
    0.9 1-5 403
  • Oak Forest Project Challenge Special Education School
    Grades: 12 | 19 students
    0.9 miles
    6020 151st St
    Oak Forest, IL 60452
    (708) 873-1600
    0.9 12 19
  • Oak Forest Scarlet Oak Elementary School Math: 14% | Reading: 27%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 3-4 | 287 students
    1.0 miles
    5731 Albert Dr
    Oak Forest, IL 60452
    (708) 687-5822
    1 3-4 287
  • Oak Forest Jack Hille Middle School Math: 21% | Reading: 33%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 568 students
    1.1 miles
    5800 151st St
    Oak Forest, IL 60452
    (708) 687-5550
    1.1 6-8 568

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