Hefferan Elementary School

4409 West Wilcox St, Chicago, IL 60624 | (773) 534-6192
  • Grades: PK-8
  • Student Enrollment: 330
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5 out of 5 | 2 Reviews
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 4409 W Wilcox St, Chicago, IL 60624
  • Principal or Admin: Jacqueline Hearns
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details
  • Chicago Public Schools
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $10,392
  • Graduation Rate: 63.8%
  • Dropout Rate: 16.3%
  • Students Per Teacher: 17.8
  • Enrolled Students: 406,068

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 330
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 22.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 15.0
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 152 (46.1%)
  • Females: 178 (53.9%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 9 (2.7%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 311 (94.2%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 320 (97.0%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Hefferan Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black32899.4%
Asian--
Hispanic20.6%
White--
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Hefferan Elementary School
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten3711.2%
Kindergarten257.6%
1st Grade237.0%
2nd Grade288.5%
3rd Grade3510.6%
4th Grade3911.8%
5th Grade3610.9%
6th Grade4313.0%
7th Grade319.4%
8th Grade3310.0%
Attendance, Graduation, and Dropout Rates (2010)
Attendance Rate
School:
94.3%
District:
91.5%
State:
93.9%
Source: IL Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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2 reviews for Hefferan Elementary School

  • Reviewed by Community Member on March 18, 2011
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • diverse population? How so? The student body is made up of entirely African-American students. The school is wonderful. Made up almost entirely of positive, hard-working teachers, but the leadership is a FAIL! Horrible, short-sighted, lazy, just awful human beings. It's a wonder there are any staff members still there!
  • Reviewed by Teacher on February 28, 2010
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • Hefferan has proven to be a school where they truly put students first. The staff at Hefferan understand the diverse population and the socio-economic conditions that affect each and every student. They have very high expectations for each and every student. Staff members are constantly looking for and bring in resources that will help improve the conditions of the student, school, families and the community at large.

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