Ariel Elementary Community Academy

1119 E 46th St
Chicago, IL 60653
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
5.00 5 1 (1 review)
Ariel Elementary Community Academy serves 519 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Ariel Elementary Community Academy placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 14% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 23% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.

Top Placements

Ariel Elementary Community Academy places among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

Ariel Elementary Community Academy's student population of 519 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students519 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Ariel Elementary Community Academy
Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

Ariel Elementary Community Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Ariel Elementary Community Academy is 0.04, 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
#2786 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
14%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
1%
26%
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Black
98%
17%
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White
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48%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.040.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
84%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
51%
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 Ariel Elementary Community Academy is Little Black Pearl Arts Academy High School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Univ Of Chicago Chtr - Woodson (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Univ Of Chicago Chtr-nth Kenwood (0.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Chicago Univ Of Chicago Chtr-nth Kenwood Charter School
    Math: 20-24% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 354 students
    0.0 miles
    1119 E 46th St
    Chicago, IL 60653
    (773) 536-2399
    0 PK-5 354
  • Chicago Little Black Pearl Arts Academy High School Magnet School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: 11-19%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 116 students
    0.1 miles
    1060 E 47th St
    Chicago, IL 60653
    (773) 690-5500
    0.1 9-12 116
  • Chicago King College Prep High School Magnet School
    Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 599 students
    0.3 miles
    4445 S Drexel Blvd
    Chicago, IL 60653
    (773) 535-1180
    0.3 9-12 599
  • Chicago Robinson Elementary School Math: 21-39% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-3 | 121 students
    0.4 miles
    4225 S Lake Park Ave
    Chicago, IL 60653
    (773) 535-1777
    0.4 PK-3 121
  • Chicago Shoesmith Elementary School Math: 20% | Reading: 32%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 363 students
    0.5 miles
    1330 E 50th St
    Chicago, IL 60615
    (773) 535-1764
    0.5 K-6 363

School Reviews

5  
Excellent teachers that have a sincere interest in the children. Ariel offers the highest quality of academic programs and extracurricular activities. There ISAT scores reflect the success of the school. My child is happy to go to school everyday and enjoys learning at Ariel.
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