PROFICIENCY 50% 59% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
50%Union Ridge SD 86
50%Harwood Heights

Union Ridge Elementary School is a school servicing grades PK to 8 and is located in the district of "Union Ridge SD 86" in Harwood Heights, IL. There are a total of 645 students and 45 teachers at Union Ridge Elementary School, for a student to teacher ratio of 15 to 1. There are a total of 304 free lunch students and 4 reduced lunch students.

Union Ridge Elementary School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 50.0%, which is 59% higher than the Illinois average.


Student/Teacher ratio15:1
Free lunch304
Reduced lunch4


Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Union Ridge Elementary School, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Union Ridge Elementary School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 63.1% 63.1% 49.5% 51.1%
African American 0.6% 0.6% 17.5% 15.9%
Asian 10.6% 10.6% 4.6% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 24.6% 24.6% 24.9% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.0% 0.4% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.3% 0.3% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.8% 0.8% 3.0% 3.1%

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Harwood Heights demographics profile

StatisticHarwood HeightsIllinoisNational
Population density (sq mi)10,46122291
Median age48.137.437.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)57%55%55%
Speak English38%77%79%
Speak Spanish10%13%13%

Education level achieved in Harwood Heights

IndexHarwood HeightsIllinoisNational
Completed 8th grade84.5%86.2%84.3%
Completed high school82.2%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college57.1%61.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree38.0%40.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors27.9%32.9%30.3%
Completed masters7.7%12.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.9%3.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.1%1.2%1.3%
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Source: The Union Ridge Elementary School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.