Smyser Elementary School

Smyser Elementary School serves 1,006 students in grades PK-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the IL average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 50%.
Smyser Elementary School operates within the City Of Chicago 299 School District.

Overview

The student population of 1006 students has grown by 11% over five years.
The teacher population of 65 teachers has grown by 38% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-8
Total Students 1,006 students
Smyser Elementary School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 65 teachers
Smyser Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Smyser Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.53 is more 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 15:1 13:1
Smyser Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
3%
4%
Smyser Elementary School Asian Students (1988-2013)
Hispanic
57%
24%
Smyser Elementary School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
38%
50%
Smyser Elementary School White Students (1988-2013)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Smyser Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Smyser Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown IL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.53 0.30
Smyser Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
62%
45%
Smyser Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2002-2013)
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.
14%
6%
Smyser Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 411,566 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $11,931 is higher than the state average of $10,546. The district revenue/student has grown by 23% over four years.
The district spending/student of $13,154 is higher than the state average of $10,416. The district spending/student has grown by 29% over four years.
School District Name City Of Chicago 299 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
649
3
Number of Students Managed 411,566 932
City Of Chicago   299 School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $5,028 MM $10 MM
City Of Chicago   299 School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $5,544 MM $10 MM
City Of Chicago   299 School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,931 $10,546
City Of Chicago   299 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $13,154 $10,416
City Of Chicago   299 School District 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 Vaughn Occupational High School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Northwest Middle School (3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Prussing Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
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