Ariel Elementary Community Academy

  • Ariel Elementary Community Academy serves 545 students in grades PK-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the IL average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 51%.
  • Ariel Elementary Community Academy operates within the City Of Chicago 299 School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 545 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 32 teachers has grown by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-8
Total Students 545 students
Ariel Elementary Community Academy Total Students (1997-2015)
Gender % Ariel Elementary Community Academy Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 32 teachers
Ariel Elementary Community Academy Total Teachers (1997-2015)
Students by Grade Ariel Elementary Community Academy Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 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 17:1 16:1
Ariel Elementary Community Academy Student Teacher Ratio (1998-2014)
Hispanic
2%
25%
Ariel Elementary Community Academy Black Students (2000-2015)
Black
98%
17%
Ariel Elementary Community Academy Black Students (1997-2015)
White
n/a
49%
Ariel Elementary Community Academy White Students (2000-2007)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Ariel Elementary Community Academy Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
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 (1997-2015)
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.
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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.
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Ariel Elementary Community Academy Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2012)

District Comparison

  • City Of Chicago 299 School District's student population of 390,653 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $13,609 in this district is less than the state average of $15,061. The district revenue/student has grown by 8% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $14,509 is less than the state average of $15,092. The district spending/student has grown by 10% over four years.
School District Name City Of Chicago 299 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
586
3
Number of Students Managed 390,653 753
City Of Chicago 299 School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue $5,389 MM $11 MM
City Of Chicago 299 School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $5,745 MM $11 MM
City Of Chicago 299 School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $13,609 $15,061
City Of Chicago 299 School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $14,509 $15,092
City Of Chicago 299 School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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School Reviews

5  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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