Thorp O A Elementary Scholastic Academy

6024 West Warwick Ave

Chicago, IL 60634-2554

Tel: (773)534-3640
Grades: KG-8

830 students

Thorp O A Elementary Scholastic Academy serves 830 students in grades KG-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the IL average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 69% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 50%.
Thorp O A Elementary Scholastic Academy operates within the City Of Chicago 299 School District.

Overview

The student population of 830 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 56 teachers has grown by 27% over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades KG-8
Total Students 830 students
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 56 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.72 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
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
8%
4%
Hispanic
41%
24%
Black
11%
19%
White
31%
50%
Two or more races
8%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.72 0.30
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.
37%
45%
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.
11%
6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 411,566 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name City Of Chicago 299 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
649
3
Number of Students Managed 411,566 932
District Total Revenue $5,028 MM $10 MM
District Spending $5,544 MM $10 MM
District Revenue / Student $11,931 $10,546
District Spending / Student $13,154 $10,416
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 Chicago Academy High School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Northwest Middle School (2.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Chicago Academy Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
 All Schools  | High Schools High Schools  | Middle Schools Middle Schools  | Elementary Schools Elementary Schools  | Preschools Preschools  | Private Schools Private Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • ChicagoChicago Academy Elementary School
    3400 North Austin Ave
    ChicagoIL 60634
    (773)534-0146
    0.4 mi | 595 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • ChicagoChicago Academy High School
    3400 North Austin Ave
    ChicagoIL 60634
    (773)534-0146
    0.4 mi | 513 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • ChicagoReinberg Elementary School
    3425 North Major Ave
    ChicagoIL 60634
    (773)534-3465
    0.6 mi | 848 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • ChicagoSmyser Elementary School
    4310 North Melvina Ave
    ChicagoIL 60634
    (773)534-3711
    0.9 mi | 1006 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • ChicagoSteinmetz Academic Centre High School
    3030 North Mobile Ave
    ChicagoIL 60634
    (773)534-3030
    0.9 mi | 1760 students | Gr. 9-12                      

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?        

Add School Reviews - Recommended Yes     Add School Reviews - Not Recommended No

Area Statistics

Rental Market Monitor
Recent Articles
5 Ways Parents Can Inspire Children to Love Reading
5 Ways Parents Can Inspire Children to Love Reading
Children are reading less and less in this country, and the effects of that are showing in their performance in school. However, there are a variety of ways parents can encourage their children to read – and hopefully to love reading!
Schools Demand Students' Social Media Passwords
Recent legislation that allows Illinois public schools to demand students’ social media passwords has renewed the debate about students’ right to privacy at school.
Measles in School: A Parent’s Guide in 2015
Measles, the once eradicated disease, has made a comeback in the U.S. in recent months, and a recent study estimates only 50% of people are immunized. The outbreak has raised questions about immunizations and the safety of children in public schools. Learn how to keep your children healthy and reduce their measles risk.