Beard Elementary School

  • Beard Elementary School serves 161 students in grades Prekindergarten-3.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 40-59% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is ≤20% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 51%.

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School Overview

  • Beard Elementary School's student population of 161 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 15 teachers has declined by 42% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-3
Total Students161 students
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Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Beard Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has increased from 6:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Beard Elementary School is 0.61, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.67. 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--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)40-59%
32%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≤20%
38%
Student : Teacher Ratio11:116:1
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Asian
6%
5%
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Hispanic
43%
26%
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Black
3%
17%
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White
45%
49%
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Two or more races
3%
3%
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Diversity Score0.610.67
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Eligible for Free Lunch
64%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
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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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