Forest Hills Elem School

Serves grades PK - 5

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2016 – 2017 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
5020 Central Ave
Western Springs, IL 60558
Phone
(708) 246-7678
District
WESTERN SPRINGS SD 101
County
COOK COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
251
Classroom Teachers
23

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Illinois

10

(10 is best)

Better than 99.1% of IL schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

10

(10 is best)

Forest Hills Elem School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 84 37
Proficiency in Reading 85 37
Proficiency in Math 83 37

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 79 34
Proficiency in Reading 81 38
Proficiency in Math 76 31

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 78 32
Proficiency in Reading 86 35
Proficiency in Math 70 30

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 10.71
AVG FOR DISTRICT 12.15
AVG FOR STATE 15.74
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade pk 15 6.0%
Kindergarten 37 14.7%
Grade 1 31 12.4%
Grade 2 48 19.1%
Grade 3 40 15.9%
Grade 4 45 17.9%
Grade 5 35 13.9%
Total 251 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 93.8% 94.9% 50.5%
Black 1.2% 0.7% 17.6%
Hispanic 3.3% 2.3% 26.3%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 1.6% 2.0% 5.1%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.0% 0.1% 0.5%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 1.2% 0.2% 47.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 1.2% 0.2% 43.6%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.0% 0.0% 4.1%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 10,190 12,802,023
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 3,800.1 230
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 8.5% 6.1%
5-19 YEARS OLD 26.7% 19.6%
20-44 YEARS OLD 19.9% 33.7%
45-64 YEARS OLD 31.1% 26.3%
65 OR OLDER 13.8% 14.4%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 3,330 4,818,452
Single Parent Households With Children 2.6% 10.3%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 99.8% 88.6%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 79.1% 33.4%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 49.7% 13.3%
$100,000 - $149,999 20.2% 15.0%
$75,000 - $99,999 7.5% 12.7%
$50,000 - $74,999 9.8% 17.4%
$30,000 - $49,999 5.9% 16.8%
$15,000 - $29,999 4.7% 13.6%
$15,000 or less 2.1% 11.1%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $8,950 $12,762,700 58.2%
Support Expenditures
Student $677 $965,402 4.4%
Staff $1,130 $1,611,380 7.3%
General Administration $644 $918,344 4.2%
School Administration $1,036 $1,477,336 6.7%
Operation $1,133 $1,615,658 7.4%
Transportation $149 $212,474 1.0%
Other $0 $0 0.0%
Total Support $4,769 $6,800,594 31.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,670 $2,381,420 10.8%
Total Expenditures $15,389 $21,944,714 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $8,469 $17,149,168,027 53.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $866 $1,753,249,816 5.5%
Staff $511 $1,035,392,053 3.2%
General Administration $508 $1,028,089,038 3.2%
School Administration $724 $1,466,036,035 4.6%
Operation $1,137 $2,302,343,028 7.2%
Transportation $625 $1,265,587,571 4.0%
Other $553 $1,119,318,418 3.5%
Total Support $4,923 $9,969,107,562 31.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,409 $4,878,272,870 15.2%
Total Expenditures $15,801 $31,997,108,858 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,187 $370,071,182,734 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $632 $32,552,249,701 4.6%
Staff $522 $26,871,170,551 3.8%
General Administration $218 $11,205,514,316 1.6%
School Administration $643 $33,118,729,386 4.7%
Operation $1,057 $54,423,429,117 7.7%
Transportation $497 $25,596,058,378 3.6%
Other $416 $21,407,079,047 3.0%
Total Support $3,984 $205,172,626,109 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,638 $135,865,864,952 19.1%
Total Expenditures $13,810 $711,111,010,069 100.0%