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 Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students
331 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
17 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Definition of Terms 2013-2014 School Year Data
This School
State 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 Ratio
19:1
15:1
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%
27%
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
47%
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
0.02
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%
44%
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.
Source: 2013-2014 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

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