Avalon Park Elementary School

8045 S Kenwood Ave
Chicago, IL 60619
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Avalon Park Elementary School serves 297 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Avalon Park Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 6-9% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 10-14% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

Avalon Park Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

Avalon Park Elementary School's student population of 297 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 12 teachers has declined by 33% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students297 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Avalon Park Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
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Students by Grade This chart display the students of Avalon Park Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

Avalon Park Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,672 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Avalon Park Elementary School is 0.02, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#3298 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
6-9%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
10-14%
37%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Avalon Park Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio25:115:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Avalon Park Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
n/a
26%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Avalon Park Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Black
99%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Avalon Park Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
1%
48%
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Avalon Park Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score
0.020.68
This chart display the diversity score of Avalon Park Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Illinois by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
97%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Avalon Park Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
36%
27%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Avalon Park Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCity Of Chicago 299 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Avalon Park Elementary School is Hirsch Metropolitan High School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Betty Shabazz Internl Charter School (0.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Chicago Betty Shabazz Internl Charter School Charter School
    Math: 10-14% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 289 students
    0.5 miles
    7823 S Ellis Ave
    Chicago, IL 60619
    (773) 651-1221
    0.5 K-8 289
  • Chicago Cics - Avalon/south Shore Charter School
    Math: 39% | Reading: 48%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-8 | 478 students
    0.5 miles
    1501 E 83rd Pl
    Chicago, IL 60619
    (773) 721-0858
    0.5 K-8 478
  • Chicago Hirsch Metropolitan High School Magnet School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 136 students
    0.7 miles
    7740 S Ingleside Ave
    Chicago, IL 60619
    (773) 535-3100
    0.7 9-12 136
  • Chicago Yccs-sullivan House Alternative High School Charter School
    Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 10-12 | 344 students
    0.7 miles
    8164 S South Chicago
    Chicago, IL 60617
    (773) 978-8680
    0.7 10-12 344
  • Chicago Ashe Elementary School Math: 6-9% | Reading: 6-9%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 319 students
    0.8 miles
    8505 S Ingleside Ave
    Chicago, IL 60619
    (773) 535-3550
    0.8 PK-8 319

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