Little Village Elementary School

Little Village Elementary School serves 835 students in grades PK-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the IL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 50%.
Little Village Elementary School operates within the City Of Chicago 299 School District.

Overview

The student population of 835 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-8
Total Students 835 students
Little Village Elementary School Total Students (1997-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 39 teachers
Little Village Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1997-2012)
Students by Grade Little Village Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.02 is less than the state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 21:1 15:1
Little Village Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1997-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
Hispanic
99%
23%
Little Village Elementary School Hispanic (1997-2012)
Black
n/a
19%
White
n/a
50%
Little Village Elementary School White (1997-1999)
All Ethnic Groups Little Village Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Little Village 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 0.66
Little Village Elementary School Diversity Score (2002-2011)
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.
50%
23%
Little Village 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.
49%
26%
Little Village 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
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: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Farragut Career Academy High School (0.6 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Castellanos Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Cardenas Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Chicago Castellanos Elementary School
    2524 South Central Park Ave
    Chicago , IL , 60623
    (773)534-1620
    0.2  mi  |  525  students  |  Gr.  4-8
  • Chicago Cardenas Elementary School
    2345 South Millard Ave
    Chicago , IL , 60623
    (773)534-1465
    0.4  mi  |  639  students  |  Gr.  PK-3
  • Chicago Ortiz De Dominguez Elementary School
    3000 South Lawndale Ave
    Chicago , IL , 60623
    (773)534-1600
    0.4  mi  |  778  students  |  Gr.  PK-2
  • Chicago Gary Elementary School
    3740 West 31st St
    Chicago , IL , 60623
    (773)534-1455
    0.5  mi  |  1201  students  |  Gr.  3-8
  • Chicago Whitney Elementary School
    2815 South Komensky Ave
    Chicago , IL , 60623
    (773)534-1560
    0.5  mi  |  1122  students  |  Gr.  PK-8

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