Ariel Elementary Community Academy

Ariel Elementary Community Academy serves 560 students in grades PK - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the IL average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 50%.
Ariel Elementary Community Academy operates within the City Of Chicago 299 School District.

School Overview

The student population of 560 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has grown by 13% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-8
Total Students 560 students
Ariel Elementary Community Academy Total Students (1998-2014)
Gender % Ariel Elementary Community Academy Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 34 teachers
Ariel Elementary Community Academy Total Teachers (1998-2014)
Students by Grade Ariel Elementary Community Academy Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.04 is less 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
Ariel Elementary Community Academy Student Teacher Ratio (1998-2014)
Hispanic
2%
25%
Ariel Elementary Community Academy Black Students (2000-2014)
Black
98%
17%
Ariel Elementary Community Academy Black Students (1998-2014)
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.
0.04 0.31
Ariel Elementary Community Academy Diversity Score (1998-2014)
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.
80%
47%
Ariel Elementary Community Academy 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.
n/a
3%
Ariel Elementary Community Academy Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2012)

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 Little Black Pearl Arts Academy High School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Canter Middle School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Robinson Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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  • ChicagoLittle Black Pearl Arts Academy High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 136 students
    0.1 miles
    1060 East 47th St
    ChicagoIL 60653
    (773)690-5500
    0.19-12136
  • ChicagoKing College Prep High SchoolMagnet School
    Grades: 9-12 | 796 students
    0.3 miles
    4445 South Drexel Blvd
    ChicagoIL 60653
    (773)535-1180
    0.39-12796
  • ChicagoRobinson Elementary School
    Grades: PK-3 | 133 students
    0.4 miles
    4225 South Lake Park Ave
    ChicagoIL 60653
    (773)535-1777
    0.4PK-3133
  • ChicagoShoesmith Elementary School
    Grades: KG-6 | 343 students
    0.5 miles
    1330 East 50th St
    ChicagoIL 60615
    (773)535-1764
    0.5KG-6343
  • ChicagoWoodson South Elementary School
    Grades: PK-8 | 374 students
    0.5 miles
    4414 South Evans Ave
    ChicagoIL 60653
    (773)535-1280
    0.5PK-8374

School Reviews

5.0  3/28/2011
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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