Buckingham Special Education Center

9207 South Phillips Ave,

Chicago, IL, 60617-4002

Tel: (773)535-6422
Grades: 3-8

26 students

Buckingham Special Education Center serves 26 students in grades 3-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 4:1 is lower 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%.
Buckingham Special Education Center operates within the City Of Chicago 299 School District.

Overview

The student population of 26 students has declined by 36% over five years.
The teacher population of 7 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Special education school
Grades Offered Grades 3-8
Total Students 26 students
Buckingham Special Education Center Total Students (2008-2012)
Gender % 100% Male / 0%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 7 teachers
Buckingham Special Education Center Total Classroom Teachers (2008-2012)
Students by Grade Buckingham Special Education Center Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 4:1 has decreased from 6:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.08 is less than the state average of 0.95. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 4:1 15:1
Buckingham Special Education Center Student : Teacher Ratio (2008-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
Hispanic
3%
23%
Buckingham Special Education Center Hispanic (2008-2012)
Black
96%
19%
Buckingham Special Education Center Black (2008-2012)
White
n/a
50%
Buckingham Special Education Center White (2008-2011)
All Ethnic Groups Buckingham Special Education Center Sch Ethnicity Buckingham Special Education Center 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.
0.08 0.95
Buckingham Special Education Center Diversity Score (2008-2012)
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.
46%
23%
Buckingham Special Education Center Eligible for Free Lunch (2008-2012)
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.
42%
26%
Buckingham Special Education Center Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2008-2012)

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 418,637 775
City Of Chicago   299 School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $5,028 MM n/a
City Of Chicago   299 School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $5,544 MM n/a
City Of Chicago   299 School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,931 $0
City Of Chicago   299 School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $13,154 $0
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 Chicago Discovery Academy High School (0.5 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Chicago Vocational Achievement Academy High School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mcdowell Elementary School (1.3 miles away)
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