Forest Hills Elem School

Serves grades M - M

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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: 2016 (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
253
Classroom Teachers
25

* Forest Hills Elem School is one of the top 100 best public schools in America.

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Illinois

10

(10 is best)

Better than 99.6% 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 89 37
Proficiency in Reading 83 36
Proficiency in Math 94 39

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 79 33
Proficiency in Reading 81 37
Proficiency in Math 77 30

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 85 32
Proficiency in Reading 87 36
Proficiency in Math 83 29

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 10.20
AVG FOR DISTRICT 12.27
AVG FOR STATE 15.77
AVG FOR NATION 16.54
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade pk 11 4.3%
Kindergarten 30 11.9%
Grade 1 41 16.2%
Grade 2 41 16.2%
Grade 3 46 18.2%
Grade 4 38 15.0%
Grade 5 46 18.2%
Total 253 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 93.5% 95.4% 50.6%
Black 0.4% 0.4% 17.8%
Hispanic 4.0% 2.4% 26.4%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 2.0% 1.8% 4.9%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.0% 0.0% 0.3%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 1.6% 0.5% 49.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 1.6% 0.5% 45.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.0% 0.0% 3.3%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 10,306 12,801,539
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 3,843.4 230
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 7.2% 6.1%
5-19 YEARS OLD 27.9% 19.8%
20-44 YEARS OLD 20.3% 33.9%
45-64 YEARS OLD 31.6% 26.3%
65 OR OLDER 13.1% 13.9%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number of households 3,370 4,802,124
Single parent households with children 2.1% 10.5%
Adults with at least a high school diploma 99.7% 88.3%
Adults with at least a bachelor's degree 77.8% 32.9%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 49.5% 12.2%
$100,000 - $149,999 19.6% 14.5%
$75,000 - $99,999 9.6% 12.7%
$50,000 - $74,999 8.4% 17.5%
$30,000 - $49,999 5.7% 17.3%
$15,000 - $29,999 4.8% 14.1%
$15,000 or less 2.3% 11.5%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,361 $10,820,670 40.9%
Support Expenditures
Student $539 $792,330 3.0%
Staff $916 $1,346,520 5.1%
General Administration $510 $749,700 2.8%
School Administration $841 $1,236,270 4.7%
Operation $830 $1,220,100 4.6%
Transportation $124 $182,280 0.7%
Other $185 $271,950 1.0%
Total Support $3,945 $5,799,150 21.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $6,710 $9,863,700 37.2%
Total Expenditures $18,016 $26,483,520 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,862 $16,041,736,338 52.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $849 $1,733,187,841 5.6%
Staff $504 $1,028,020,809 3.3%
General Administration $508 $1,036,522,218 3.4%
School Administration $653 $1,331,780,740 4.3%
Operation $1,174 $2,396,104,949 7.8%
Transportation $598 $1,220,380,148 4.0%
Other $546 $1,114,934,113 3.6%
Total Support $4,833 $9,860,885,139 32.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,384 $4,865,224,284 15.8%
Total Expenditures $15,079 $30,767,924,182 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,336 $324,841,513,788 51.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $572 $29,350,053,799 4.7%
Staff $471 $24,151,307,291 3.8%
General Administration $200 $10,266,593,644 1.6%
School Administration $587 $30,091,720,454 4.8%
Operation $1,010 $51,800,394,937 8.2%
Transportation $464 $23,797,624,893 3.8%
Other $368 $18,843,845,750 3.0%
Total Support $3,673 $188,301,671,729 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,243 $114,972,145,768 18.3%
Total Expenditures $12,251 $628,114,952,936 100.0%