Thorp O A Elementary Scholastic Academy

6024 West Warwick Ave

Chicago, IL 60634-2554

Tel: (773)534-3640
Grades KG-8
838 students
Thorp O A Elementary Scholastic Academy serves 838 students in grades KG - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the IL average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 69% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 50%.
Thorp O A Elementary Scholastic Academy operates within the City Of Chicago 299 School District.

School Overview

The student population of 838 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 46 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades KG-8
Total Students 838 students
Thorp  O A Elementary Scholastic Academy Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Thorp  O A Elementary Scholastic Academy Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 46 teachers
Thorp  O A Elementary Scholastic Academy Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Thorp  O A Elementary Scholastic Academy Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 22:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.72 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 18:1 18:1
Thorp  O A Elementary Scholastic Academy Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
7%
4%
Thorp  O A Elementary Scholastic Academy Asian Students (1988-2014)
Hispanic
41%
25%
Thorp  O A Elementary Scholastic Academy Black Students (1988-2014)
Black
13%
17%
Thorp  O A Elementary Scholastic Academy Black Students (1988-2014)
White
31%
50%
Thorp  O A Elementary Scholastic Academy White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
7%
3%
Thorp  O A Elementary Scholastic Academy Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Thorp  O A Elementary Scholastic Academy 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.
0.72 0.31
Thorp  O A Elementary Scholastic Academy 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.
39%
47%
Thorp  O A Elementary Scholastic Academy 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.
11%
3%
Thorp  O A Elementary Scholastic Academy Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 392,831 students has decreased by 6% 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 392,831 938
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 Chicago Academy High School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Northwest Middle School (2.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Chicago Academy Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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