Beard Elementary School

  • Beard Elementary School serves 144 students in grades PK-3.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 is lower than the IL average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 51%.
  • Beard Elementary School operates within the City Of Chicago 299 School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 144 students has declined by 8% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 22 teachers has declined by 12% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-3
Total Students 144 students
Beard Elementary School Total Students (2008-2015)
Gender % Beard Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 22 teachers
Beard Elementary School Total Teachers (2008-2015)
Students by Grade Beard Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 has increased from 6:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.67 is more than the state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1 16:1
Beard Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (2008-2015)
Asian
11%
5%
Beard Elementary School Asian Students (2008-2015)
Hispanic
44%
25%
Beard Elementary School Black Students (2008-2015)
Black
4%
17%
Beard Elementary School Black Students (2008-2015)
White
35%
49%
Beard Elementary School White Students (2008-2015)
Two or more races
6%
3%
Beard Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Beard Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown IL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.67 0.31
Beard Elementary School Diversity Score (2008-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
61%
52%
Beard Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2008-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a
2%
Beard Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2008-2013)

District Comparison

  • City Of Chicago 299 School District's student population of 390,653 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $13,707 in this district is less than the state average of $16,005. The district revenue/student has grown by 14% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $15,765 is higher than the state average of $14,988. The district spending/student has grown by 19% over four years.
School District Name City Of Chicago 299 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
586
3
Number of Students Managed 390,653 753
City Of Chicago 299 School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $5,437 MM $12 MM
City Of Chicago 299 School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $6,253 MM $11 MM
City Of Chicago 299 School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $13,707 $16,005
City Of Chicago 299 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $15,765 $14,988
City Of Chicago 299 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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