Buckingham Special Education Center

9207 South Phillips Ave

Chicago, IL 60617-4002

Grades: 2-8

35 students

Buckingham Special Education Center serves 35 students in grades 2-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 6:1 is lower 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%.
Buckingham Special Education Center operates within the City Of Chicago 299 School District.

Overview

The student population of 35 students has declined by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 6 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Special education school
Grades Offered Grades 2-8
Total Students 35 students
Buckingham Special Education Center Total Students (2008-2013)
Gender % 100% Male / 0%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 6 teachers
Buckingham Special Education Center Total Teachers (2008-2013)
Students by Grade Buckingham Special Education Center Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 6:1 has decreased from 6:1 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 6:1 13:1
Buckingham Special Education Center Student Teacher Ratio (2008-2013)
Hispanic
2%
24%
Buckingham Special Education Center Black Students (2008-2013)
Black
98%
19%
Buckingham Special Education Center Black Students (2008-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Buckingham Special Education Center 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.
0.04 0.30
Buckingham Special Education Center Diversity Score (2008-2013)
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.
91%
45%
Buckingham Special Education Center Eligible for Free Lunch (2008-2013)
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.
n/a
6%
Buckingham Special Education Center Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2008-2012)

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 Bowen Environmental Studies High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is South Shore Intl Col Prep High School (2.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Hoyne Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • ChicagoHoyne Elementary School
    8905 South Crandon Ave
    ChicagoIL 60617
    (773)535-6425
    0.4 mi | Gr. KG-8 | 270 students                      
  • ChicagoBowen Environmental Studies High School
    2710 East 89th St
    ChicagoIL 60617
    (773)535-6597
    0.5 mi | Gr. 9-12 | n/a students                      
  • ChicagoBowen High School
    2710 East 89th St
    ChicagoIL 60617
    (773)535-7650
    0.5 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 499 students                      
  • ChicagoChicago Discovery Academy High School
    2710 East 89th St
    ChicagoIL 60617
    (773)535-7947
    0.5 mi | Gr. 9-12 | n/a students                      
  • ChicagoGlobal Visions High School
    2710 East 89th St
    ChicagoIL 60617
    (773)535-6905
    0.5 mi | Gr. 9-12 | n/a students                      

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