Cullen Elementary School

Cullen Elementary School serves 263 students in grades KG - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the IL average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 50%.
Cullen Elementary School operates within the City Of Chicago 299 School District.

School Overview

The student population of 263 students has grown by 10% over five years.
The teacher population of 16 teachers has grown by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-8
Total Students 263 students
Cullen Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Cullen Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 16 teachers
Cullen Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Cullen Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.04 is less than the state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 18:1
Cullen Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Hispanic
2%
25%
Cullen Elementary School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
98%
17%
Cullen Elementary School Black Students (1990-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.04 0.66
Cullen Elementary School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
96%
47%
Cullen Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a
3%
Cullen Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2012)

District Comparison

City Of Chicago 299 School District's student population of 392,819 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $12,535 is higher than the state average of n/a. The district revenue/student has declined by 12% over four years.
School District Name City Of Chicago 299 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
682
3
Number of Students Managed 392,819 849
City Of Chicago   299 School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $5,104 MM n/a
City Of Chicago   299 School District District Total Revenue (1992-2010)
District Spending $5,363 MM n/a
City Of Chicago   299 School District District Spending (1992-2010)
District Revenue / Student $12,535 n/a
City Of Chicago   299 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $13,173 n/a
City Of Chicago   299 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Brooks College Prep Academy High School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Chicago Collegiate Charter School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Poe Elementary Classical School (0.3 miles away)
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