Alcott Elementary School

2625 N Orchard St
Chicago, IL 60614
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
10/
10
Top 5%
Alcott Elementary School serves 630 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Alcott Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 69% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 67% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Alcott Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

Alcott Elementary School's student population of 630 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 1 teachers has declined by 96% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students630 students
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Total Classroom Teachers1 teachers
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School Comparison

Alcott Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% of all 3,672 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Alcott Elementary School is 0.55, 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.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#149 out of 3672 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
67%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ration/a15:1
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American Indian
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Asian
7%
5%
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Hispanic
13%
26%
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Black
7%
17%
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White
65%
48%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
8%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.550.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
16%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
12%
27%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCity Of Chicago 299 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Alcott Elementary School is Lincoln Park High School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Lincoln Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Chicago Lincoln Elementary School Math: 75% | Reading: 86%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Grades: K-8 | 897 students
    0.4 miles
    615 W Kemper Pl
    Chicago, IL 60614
    (773) 534-5720
    0.4 K-8 897
  • Chicago Agassiz Elementary School Math: 33% | Reading: 48%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 464 students
    0.6 miles
    2851 N Seminary Ave
    Chicago, IL 60657
    (773) 534-5725
    0.6 PK-8 464
  • Chicago Lincoln Park High School Math: 53% | Reading: 53%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,113 students
    0.8 miles
    2001 N Orchard St
    Chicago, IL 60614
    (773) 534-8130
    0.8 9-12 2,113
  • Chicago Mayer Elementary School Math: 61% | Reading: 71%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-8 | 766 students
    0.8 miles
    2250 N Clifton Ave
    Chicago, IL 60614
    (773) 534-5535
    0.8 PK-8 766
  • Chicago Nettelhorst Elementary School Math: 37% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-8 | 794 students
    0.8 miles
    3252 N Broadway St
    Chicago, IL 60657
    (773) 534-5810
    0.8 PK-8 794

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