Kerkstra Elementary School

14950 South Laramie Ave, Oak Forest, IL 60452 | (708) 687-5550
  • Grades: 1-5
  • Student Enrollment: 404
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4 out of 5 | 1 Review
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School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 14950 S Laramie Ave, Oak Forest, IL 60452
  • Principal or Admin: Lori J Wazny
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 404
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 19.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 21.3
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 194 (48.0%)
  • Females: 176 (43.6%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 18 (4.5%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 83 (20.5%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 101 (25.0%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Kerkstra Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Kerkstra Elementary School
  Number Percent
1st Grade7418.3%
2nd Grade7919.6%
3rd Grade8320.5%
4th Grade8120.0%
5th Grade8320.5%
6th Grade20.5%
7th Grade10.2%
Attendance, Graduation, and Dropout Rates (2010)
Attendance Rate
Source: IL Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

School Ratings and Reviews

Overall Rating: 4

4 out of 5 | 1 Review
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1 review for Kerkstra Elementary School

  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on November 30, 2009
  • Rating: 4 (4 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I have great respect for the staff !!! They are not ever personal unless they seem to know your child, I only have experience with Ridge and they are personal to everyone !!! Kerkstra is not I understand that the kids are getting older and the rules change but there is little smiles and laughter and happiness there but the education that my child is getting is great !!! she is almost straight A student and she loves to go to school and the learning is kept interesting for her to learn. The school was a lot with the advanced classes but when I took her out of those classes the work load was perfect. Kerkstra has a larger student base but there is so many bullies and tuff kids there and there are many teachers here who seem to be bothered to help a child and what them to help themselves and that does not work at this young age at all !!!!!!!! But the education is great !!!!!!!!!

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