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Sandburg Elem School (leave a review)
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+1 (708) 333-1351

14500 Myrtle Ave

Harvey, Illinois


About Sandburg Elem School
Kindergarten - 6th Grade

Sandburg Elem School is one of 10 schools in the Harvey SD 152 district of Illinois.

A relatively small school, it has an enrolment of 131 students from Kindergarten to 6th Grade and is classified as a regular school.

The number of teachers at Sandburg Elem School has decreased in recent years, and you can see from the pyramid chart on this page that the pupil population has lately decreased.

At Sandburg Elem School, the average teaching salary of $54,051 is lower than the Illinois state average of $60,779.

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Funding per pupil


Title I eligible school

School-wide program

Title I provides extra money to schools that have a large number of students from low income families. Roughly 50,000 schools receive money through Title I.

Free lunches


Reduced price lunches


The National School Lunch Program (NSLP) provides free and reduced price meals for students. In 2016, 30.4 million children received meals through the program.

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Nearby Schools Compared
SchoolNumber of pupilsFunding per pupilPupils per teacherAverage teacher salaryDiversity index
Sandburg Elem School 131$3,89116$54,0510.19
Bryant Elem School (0.54 miles) 377$2,16721$57,2460.32
Thornton Township High School (0.69 miles) 1814$14,13112$71,7470.33
Rosa L Parks Middle School (0.73 miles) 362$1,76714$62,4860.49
Early Childhood Center (0.82 miles) 0
Pace Elementary (1.34 miles) 0

Sandburg Elem School

Number of pupils131
Funding per pupil$3,891
Pupils per teacher16
Average teacher salary$54,051
Diversity index0.19

Bryant Elem School (0.54 miles)

Number of pupils377
Funding per pupil$2,167
Pupils per teacher21
Average teacher salary$57,246
Diversity index0.32

Thornton Township High School (0.69 miles)

Number of pupils1814
Funding per pupil$14,131
Pupils per teacher12
Average teacher salary$71,747
Diversity index0.33

Rosa L Parks Middle School (0.73 miles)

Number of pupils362
Funding per pupil$1,767
Pupils per teacher14
Average teacher salary$62,486
Diversity index0.49

Early Childhood Center (0.82 miles)

Number of pupils0
Funding per pupil
Pupils per teacher
Average teacher salary
Diversity index

Pace Elementary (1.34 miles)

Number of pupils0
Funding per pupil
Pupils per teacher
Average teacher salary
Diversity index
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Nearest Schools
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Rankings within Illinois
There are 4,241 schools in Illinois. Rankings don't always go up to 4,241 because some schools have missing data.
3609thlargest school
3732ndhighest number of FTE teachers
2688thlowest pupil-teacher ratio
2368thhighest average teaching salary
513thhighest proportion of free lunch eligible pupils
958thhighest proportion of reduced-price lunch eligible pupils
2643rdhighest diversity index
3147thhighest funding per pupil
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Minimum Instructional Days and Hours

Kindergarten: 2 hours

1st Grade: 4 hours

2nd Grade - 6th Grade: 5 hours

Kindergarten: 180 days

1st Grade - 11th Grade: 180 days

12th Grade: 180 days

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