Parkman Elementary School

Parkman Elementary School serves 222 students in grades PK-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the IL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 50%.
Parkman Elementary School operates within the City Of Chicago 299 School District.

Overview

The student population of 222 students has grown by 9% over five years.
The teacher population of 13 teachers has declined by 7% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-8
Total Students 222 students
Parkman Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 57% Male / 43%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 13 teachers
Parkman Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Parkman Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.25 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 17:1 15:1
Parkman Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
Hispanic
13%
23%
Parkman Elementary School Hispanic (1991-2012)
Black
86%
19%
Parkman Elementary School Black (1988-2012)
White
n/a
50%
Parkman Elementary School White (1996-2009)
All Ethnic Groups Parkman Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Parkman 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.
0.25 0.66
Parkman Elementary School Diversity Score (2001-2012)
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.
59%
23%
Parkman 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.
39%
26%
Parkman 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
City Of Chicago   299 School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2011)
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
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 Bronzeville Scholastic High School (0.5 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Safe Schools Alternative High School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Safe Schools Alternative High School (0.6 miles away)
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