PROFICIENCY 30% 6% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
23%Park Forest SD 163
16%Park Forest

Blackhawk Primary Center is a school servicing grades KG to 3 and is located in the district of "Park Forest SD 163" in Park Forest, IL. There are a total of 263 students and 18 teachers at Blackhawk Primary Center, for a student to teacher ratio of 15 to 1. There are a total of 219 free lunch students and 0 reduced lunch students.

Blackhawk Primary Center has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 29.5%, which is 6% lower than the Illinois average.


Student/Teacher ratio15:1
Free lunch219
Reduced lunch0


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 Blackhawk Primary Center, 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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Blackhawk Primary Center race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian n/a 2.5% 49.5% 51.1%
African American n/a 82.5% 17.5% 15.9%
Asian n/a 0.5% 4.6% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino n/a 5.1% 24.9% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan n/a 0.3% 0.4% 1.2%
Hawaiian n/a 0.7% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial n/a 8.4% 3.0% 3.1%

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Talala Elementary School20%0.6Park Forest, IL
Mohawk Primary Center15%0.7Park Forest, IL
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Michelle Obama School Of Technology17%1.1Park Forest, IL
Indiana Elementary School26%2.1Park Forest, IL
Sauk Elementary School21%2.2Richton Park, IL
Illinois School32%2.2Park Forest, IL
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Matteson Elementary School37%2.3Matteson, IL
Southland College Prep45%2.3Richton Park, IL
O W Huth Middle School27%2.3Matteson, IL

Park Forest demographics profile

StatisticPark ForestIllinoisNational
Population density (sq mi)2,97722291
Median age34.037.437.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)44%55%55%
Speak English73%77%79%
Speak Spanish25%13%13%

Education level achieved in Park Forest

IndexPark ForestIllinoisNational
Completed 8th grade77.9%86.2%84.3%
Completed high school76.3%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college50.1%61.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree21.8%40.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors15.8%32.9%30.3%
Completed masters5.3%12.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.9%3.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.2%1.2%1.3%
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Source: The Blackhawk Primary Center data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.