Bass Elementary School

1140 W 66th St
Chicago, IL 60621
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Bass Elementary School serves 446 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Bass 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 7% (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 7% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Bass Elementary School's student population of 446 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has declined by 17% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students446 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

Bass 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 Bass Elementary School is 0.04, 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
#3529 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
7%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
7%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
2%
26%
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Black
98%
17%
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White
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48%
Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
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4%
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Diversity Score
0.040.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
98%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Bass 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)
33%
27%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Bass 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 Bass Elementary School is Excel Academy - Englewood High School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Mays Elementary Academy (0.4 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Chicago Mays Elementary Academy Math: 10% | Reading: 13%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 370 students
    0.4 miles
    6656 S Normal Blvd
    Chicago, IL 60621
    (773) 535-3892
    0.4 PK-8 370
  • Chicago Wentworth Elementary School Math: 9% | Reading: 13%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 449 students
    0.5 miles
    1340 W 71st St
    Chicago, IL 60636
    (773) 535-3394
    0.5 PK-8 449
  • Chicago Bond Elementary School Math: 10-14% | Reading: 6-9%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 292 students
    0.6 miles
    7050 S May St
    Chicago, IL 60621
    (773) 535-3480
    0.6 PK-8 292
  • Chicago Providence-englewood Elementary Charter Charter School
    Math: 10% | Reading: 19%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 507 students
    0.6 miles
    6515 S Ashland Ave
    Chicago, IL 60636
    (773) 434-0202
    0.6 K-8 507
  • Chicago Davis M Magnet Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 20-24% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 249 students
    0.7 miles
    6740 S Paulina St
    Chicago, IL 60636
    (773) 535-9120
    0.7 K-8 249

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