Cullen Elementary School

Cullen Elementary School serves 239 students in grades KG-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the IL average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 50%.
Cullen Elementary School operates within the City Of Chicago 299 School District.

Overview

The student population of 239 students has declined by 34% over five years.
The teacher population of 13 teachers has declined by 18% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-8
Total Students 239 students
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 13 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.04 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 19:1 13:1
Black
98%
19%
Hawaiian
1%
33%
Two or more races
1%
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.
0.04 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.
95%
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.
n/a
6%

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
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 Corliss High School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Summers Alternative School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Poe Elementary Classical School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • ChicagoPoe Elementary Classical School
    Magnet School
    10538 South Langley Ave
    ChicagoIL 60628
    (773)535-5525
    Magnet School

    0.3 mi | Gr. KG-6 | 192 students                      
  • ChicagoSmith W Elementary School
    744 East 103rd St
    ChicagoIL 60628
    (773)535-5689
    0.5 mi | Gr. PK-8 | 329 students                      
  • ChicagoCorliss High School
    821 East 103rd St
    ChicagoIL 60628
    (773)535-5115
    0.6 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 521 students                      
  • ChicagoBrooks College Prep Academy High School
    Magnet School
    250 East 111th St
    ChicagoIL 60628
    (773)535-9930
    Magnet School

    0.6 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 745 students                      
  • ChicagoKohn Elementary School
    10414 South State St
    ChicagoIL 60628
    (773)535-5489
    0.7 mi | Gr. PK-8 | 384 students                      

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  • Recommended November 19, 2013 - I was a student at Cullen and I have to say that it satisfied my educational needs I would recommend this school to anyone - Posted by Student/Alumni

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