A J Katzenmaier Academy

1829 Kennedy Dr
North Chicago, IL 60064
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Bottom 50%
Serving 345 students in grades 4-5, A J Katzenmaier Academy ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 3% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 28%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 4% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 30%).
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 53% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 4-5
  • Enrollment: 345 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 88%
  • : Bottom 50% in IL
  • : 3% (Btm 50%)
  • : 4% (Btm 50%)
  • : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

A J Katzenmaier Academy ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

A J Katzenmaier Academy's student population of 345 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 4-5
Total Students
345 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
23 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

A J Katzenmaier Academy ranks within the bottom 50% of all 3,426 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of A J Katzenmaier Academy is 0.66, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (IL)
#3408 out of 3426 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart displays the overall school rank of A J Katzenmaier Academy, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
(20-21)
3%
28%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of A J Katzenmaier Academy and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Illinois by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
4%
30%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of A J Katzenmaier Academy and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
15-19%
50%
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
14:1
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American Indian
2%
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
47%
27%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in A J Katzenmaier Academy and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
33%
17%
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White
12%
47%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in A J Katzenmaier Academy.
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Illinois.
0.66
This chart displays the diversity score of A J Katzenmaier Academy and the public school average diversity score of Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
43%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in A J Katzenmaier Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
4%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in A J Katzenmaier Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is A J Katzenmaier Academy's ranking?
A J Katzenmaier Academy is ranked #3408 out of 3,426 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Illinois.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
3% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 28% IL state average), while 4% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 30% IL state average).
How many students attend A J Katzenmaier Academy?
345 students attend A J Katzenmaier Academy.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
47% of A J Katzenmaier Academy students are Hispanic, 33% of students are Black, 12% of students are White, 5% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of A J Katzenmaier Academy?
A J Katzenmaier Academy has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the Illinois state average of 14:1.
What grades does A J Katzenmaier Academy offer ?
A J Katzenmaier Academy offers enrollment in grades 4-5
What school district is A J Katzenmaier Academy part of?
A J Katzenmaier Academy is part of North Chicago SD 187 School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 4-5
  • Enrollment: 345 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 88%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 3% (Btm 50%)
  • : 4% (Btm 50%)
  • : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

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