Armour Elementary School

  • Armour Elementary School serves 300 students in grades PK-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the IL average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 51%.
  • Armour Elementary School operates within the City Of Chicago 299 School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 300 students has declined by 17% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 22 teachers has grown by 29% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-8
Total Students 300 students
Armour Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Armour Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 22 teachers
Armour Elementary School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Armour Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.36 is more 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 14:1 16:1
Armour Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
5%
5%
Armour Elementary School Asian Students (1990-2015)
Hispanic
79%
25%
Armour Elementary School Black Students (1990-2015)
Black
6%
17%
Armour Elementary School Black Students (1994-2015)
White
10%
49%
Armour Elementary School White Students (1990-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Armour Elementary School 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.
0.36 0.31
Armour Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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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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.
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Armour Elementary School 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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