Banneker Elementary School (Closed 2014)

6656 South Normal Blvd
Chicago, IL 60621
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Banneker Elementary School served 331 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 23% (which was lower than the Illinois state average of 58%) for the 2012-13 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 25% (which was lower than the Illinois state average of 58%) for the 2012-13 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 was higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.

School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students331 students
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Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Banneker Elementary School by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Students by Grade This chart display the students of Banneker Elementary School by grade.

School Rankings

Definition of Terms 2013-2014 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(12-13)
23%
58%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Banneker 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 2012-13 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(12-13)
25%
58%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Banneker 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 2012-13 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio19:115:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Banneker Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Illinois by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
1%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Banneker Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Black
99%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Banneker Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
White
n/a
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 Banneker 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 Banneker Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Illinois by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
92%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Banneker Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2012-13 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 Banneker 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: 2013-2014 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Banneker Elementary School is Robeson High School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Barbara A Sizemore Campus (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Chicago Barbara A Sizemore Campus Charter School
    Math: 6-9% | Reading: ≤5%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 257 students
    0.2 miles
    6547 S Stewart Ave
    Chicago, IL 60621
    (773) 651-1661
    0.2 K-8 257
  • Chicago Robeson High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 136 students
    0.2 miles
    6835 S Normal Blvd
    Chicago, IL 60621
    (773) 535-3800
    0.2 9-12 136
  • Chicago Kershaw Elementary School Math: 6-9% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 265 students
    0.3 miles
    6450 S Lowe Ave
    Chicago, IL 60621
    (773) 535-3050
    0.3 PK-8 265
  • Chicago Parker Elementary Community Academy Math: 3% | Reading: 9%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 497 students
    0.3 miles
    6800 S Stewart Ave
    Chicago, IL 60621
    (773) 535-3375
    0.3 PK-8 497
  • Chicago Noble Street Chtr-johnson Colg Prep Magnet School
    Charter School
    Math: 15-19% | Reading: 6-9%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 780 students
    0.4 miles
    6350 S Stewart Ave
    Chicago, IL 60621
    (312) 348-1888
    0.4 9-12 780
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