Azuela Elementary School

  • Azuela Elementary School serves 941 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 23% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 37% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 51%.

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School Overview

  • Azuela Elementary School's student population of 941 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 38 teachers has declined by 20% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students941 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Azuela Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Azuela Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Azuela Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has increased from 20:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Azuela Elementary School is 0.06, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.32. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank#1649 out of 3,544 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
32%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Azuela 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Azuela 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio25:116:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Azuela Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
97%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Azuela Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
n/a
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Azuela Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
White
3%
49%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Azuela Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Azuela Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.060.32
This chart display the diversity score of Azuela Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
87%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Azuela Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Azuela Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCity of Chicago SD 299 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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School Reviews

  3.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
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it is such a good school when i used to go it was cool. it didn't even feel like a school. the teachers are cool too. my favorite teacher was ms. simon
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so good school. the teachers are awesome and i felt so safe when i went there
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