Avalon Park Elementary School

Avalon Park Elementary School serves 297 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%.
Avalon Park Elementary School operates within the City Of Chicago 299 School District.

School Overview

The student population of 297 students has declined by 24% over five years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-8
Total Students 297 students
Avalon Park Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Avalon Park Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 19 teachers
Avalon Park Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Avalon Park Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.02 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
Avalon Park Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Hispanic
1%
25%
Avalon Park Elementary School Black Students (2005-2014)
Black
99%
17%
Avalon Park Elementary School Black Students (1990-2014)
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.
0.02 0.31
Avalon Park 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.
98%
47%
Avalon Park 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%
Avalon Park 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 Shabazz International Chrtr Schls (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Shabazz International Chrtr Schls (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Shabazz International Chrtr Schls (0.5 miles away)
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