2625 N Orchard St
Chicago, IL 60614
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Alcott Elementary School serves 630 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Alcott Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 64% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 33%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 59% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 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 Rankings

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

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School Overview

Alcott Elementary School's student population of 630 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 1 teachers has declined by 96% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students
630 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
1 teacher
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School Rankings

Alcott Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% of all 3,655 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 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 Data
This School
State Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#257 out of 3655 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
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15:1
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American Indian
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n/a
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
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.55
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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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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 630 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 35%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10% in IL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 64% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 59% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.55 (Top 30%)

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