Sexton Elementary School

Sexton Elementary School serves 332 students in grades PK-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 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%.
Sexton Elementary School operates within the City Of Chicago 299 School District.

Overview

The student population of 332 students has declined by 12% over five years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-8
Total Students 332 students
Sexton Elementary School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 56% Male / 44%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 17 teachers
Students by Grade Sexton Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.02 is less than the state average of 0.30. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 20:1 15:1
Black
99%
19%
All Ethnic Groups Sexton Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Sexton 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.
0.02 0.30
Sexton Elementary School Diversity Score (2004-2013)
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.
71%
23%
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.
27%
26%
Sexton 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 418,637 949
City Of Chicago   299 School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
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: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Univ Of Chicago Charter Schools (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Univ Of Chicago Charter Schools (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Fiske Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • ChicagoFiske Elementary School
    6145 South Ingleside Ave
    ChicagoIL 60637
    (773)535-0990
    0.3 mi | 231 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • ChicagoDulles Elementary School
    6311 South Calumet Ave
    ChicagoIL 60637
    (773)535-0690
    0.6 mi | 537 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • ChicagoTill Elementary Math & Science Academy
    6543 South Champlain Ave
    ChicagoIL 60637
    (773)535-0570
    0.7 mi | 470 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • ChicagoWadsworth Elementary School
    6420 South University Ave
    ChicagoIL 60637
    (773)535-0730
    0.7 mi | 276 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • ChicagoRoss Elementary School
    6059 South Wabash Ave
    ChicagoIL 60637
    (773)535-0650
    0.8 mi | 347 students | Gr. PK-8                      

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