1119 E 46th St
Chicago, IL 60653
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 9% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 33%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 17% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.

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

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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 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students
519 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
27 teachers
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School Rankings

Ariel Elementary Community Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 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 Data
This School
State Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#3173 out of 3655 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
9%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
17%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
15:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
1%
26%
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Black
98%
17%
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White
n/a
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.04
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Eligible for Free Lunch
84%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
51%
27%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Ariel Elementary Community Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 519 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in IL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 9% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 17% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.04 (Btm 50%)

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