Agassiz Elementary School

Agassiz Elementary School serves 482 students in grades PK - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the IL average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 50%.
Agassiz Elementary School operates within the City Of Chicago 299 School District.

School Overview

The student population of 482 students has grown by 12% over five years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has grown by 24% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-8
Total Students 482 students
Agassiz Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Agassiz Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 31 teachers
Agassiz Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Agassiz Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.70 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 16:1 18:1
Agassiz Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
2%
4%
Agassiz Elementary School Asian Students (1990-2014)
Hispanic
34%
25%
Agassiz Elementary School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
26%
17%
Agassiz Elementary School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
35%
50%
Agassiz Elementary School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Agassiz Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
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.
0.70 0.31
Agassiz Elementary School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
36%
47%
Agassiz Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2014)
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.
7%
3%
Agassiz Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2014)

District Comparison

City Of Chicago 299 School District's student population of 396,641 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $12,535 is higher than the state average of $11,118. The district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $13,173 is higher than the state average of $11,218. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat 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 (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $5,104 MM $11 MM
City Of Chicago   299 School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $5,363 MM $11 MM
City Of Chicago   299 School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $12,535 $11,118
City Of Chicago   299 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $13,173 $11,218
City Of Chicago   299 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
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 Lincoln Park High School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Chicago International Charter (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Hawthorne Elementary Scholastic Academy (0.5 miles away)
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School Reviews

5.0  5/11/2009
This school has an excellent principal and teaching staff, devotion to the arts and music, a beautiful building, and high levels of parental involvement. I particularly appreciate the diverse group of families in the school community and the welcoming atmosphere within the school.
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