Bridge Elementary School

Bridge Elementary School serves 993 students in grades PK-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the IL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 50%.
Bridge Elementary School operates within the City Of Chicago 299 School District.

Overview

The student population of 993 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 45 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-8
Total Students 993 students
Bridge Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 45 teachers
Bridge Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Bridge Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has decreased from 22:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.56 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 22:1 15:1
Bridge Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
4%
Bridge Elementary School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
41%
23%
Bridge Elementary School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
n/a
19%
Bridge Elementary School Black (1988-2012)
White
52%
50%
Bridge Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Bridge Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Bridge Elementary School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.56 0.66
Bridge Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
27%
23%
Bridge Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2002-2012)
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.
48%
26%
Bridge Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 418,637 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name City Of Chicago 299 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
641
3
Number of Students Managed 418,637 797
District Total Revenue $5,028 MM $10 MM
City Of Chicago   299 School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $5,544 MM $10 MM
City Of Chicago   299 School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,931 $10,546
City Of Chicago   299 School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $13,154 $10,416
City Of Chicago   299 School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Ridgewood Community High School (1.1 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Elm Middle School (2.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Beard Elementary School (1.5 miles away)
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    Chicago , IL , 60634
    (773)534-3090
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  • Harwood Heights Union Ridge Elementary School
    4600 North Oak Park Ave
    Harwood Heights , IL , 60706
    (708)867-5822
    1.1  mi  |  601  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Norridge J Giles Elementary School
    4251 North Oriole Ave
    Norridge , IL , 60706
    (708)453-4847
    1.1  mi  |  492  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
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    6024 West Warwick Ave
    Chicago , IL , 60634
    (773)534-3640
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    1.1  mi  |  834  students  |  Gr.  KG-8
  • Norridge Ridgewood Community High School
    7500 West Montrose Ave
    Norridge , IL , 60706
    (708)456-4242
    1.1  mi  |  819  students  |  Gr.  9-12

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