Smyser Elementary School

Smyser Elementary School serves 1,000 students in grades PK - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the IL average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is more than the state average of 50%.
Smyser Elementary School operates within the City Of Chicago 299 School District.

School Overview

The student population of 1000 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 52 teachers has grown by 13% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-8
Total Students 1,000 students
Smyser Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Smyser Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 52 teachers
Smyser Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Smyser Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from 22:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.52 is more than the state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1 18:1
Smyser Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
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.
0.52 0.31
Smyser Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
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.
64%
47%
Smyser Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2002-2014)
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.
13%
3%
Smyser Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 396,641 students has decreased by 5% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $12,535 is higher than the state average of $11,118. The district revenue/student has grown by 20% over four years.
The district spending/student of $13,173 is higher than the state average of $11,218. The district spending/student has grown by 24% over four years.
School District Name City Of Chicago 299 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
682
3
Number of Students Managed 396,641 938
City Of Chicago   299 School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $5,104 MM $11 MM
City Of Chicago   299 School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $5,363 MM $11 MM
City Of Chicago   299 School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $12,535 $11,118
City Of Chicago   299 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $13,173 $11,218
City Of Chicago   299 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Vaughn Occupational High School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Northwest Middle School (3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Prussing Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
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