Armour Elementary School

Armour Elementary School serves 320 students in grades PK - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the IL average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 50%.
Armour Elementary School operates within the City Of Chicago 299 School District.

School Overview

The student population of 320 students has declined by 11% over five years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has grown by 17% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-8
Total Students 320 students
Armour Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Armour Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 20 teachers
Armour Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Armour Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.25 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
Armour Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
4%
4%
Armour Elementary School Asian Students (1989-2013)
Hispanic
86%
25%
Armour Elementary School Black Students (1989-2013)
Black
2%
17%
Armour Elementary School Black Students (1992-2013)
White
8%
50%
Armour Elementary School White Students (1989-2013)
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.
0.25 0.31
Armour Elementary School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
94%
47%
Armour Elementary School 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%
Armour Elementary School 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 Youth Connections Charter High School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Evergreen Academy Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Holden Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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