Avalon Park Elementary School

  • Avalon Park Elementary School serves 297 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • 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.
  • 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 student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.

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School Overview

  • Avalon Park Elementary School's student population of 297 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 12 teachers has declined by 29% 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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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 school's student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has increased from 20:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Avalon Park Elementary School is 0.00, 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 School Rank#3298 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)6-9%
32%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Avalon Park Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
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
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
n/a
26%
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Black
100%
17%
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White
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48%
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 Score0.000.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
96%
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 Lunchn/a
2%
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

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