Belmont-cragin Elementary School

5252 W Palmer St
Chicago, IL 60639
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Bottom 50%
Serving 436 students in grades Prekindergarten-8, Belmont-cragin Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤5% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 28%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤5% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%).
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 53% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 436 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • : Bottom 50% in IL
  • : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Belmont-cragin Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

Belmont-cragin Elementary School's student population of 436 students has declined by 24% over five school years.
The teacher population of 40 teachers has grown by 29% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students
436 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
40 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Belmont-cragin Elementary School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 3,663 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Belmont-cragin Elementary School is 0.10, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (IL)
#3437 out of 3663 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Belmont-cragin Elementary School, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
≤5%
28%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Belmont-cragin 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 2020-21 school year data.
≤5%
32%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Belmont-cragin 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 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
14:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Belmont-cragin Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
1%
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Asian
n/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Belmont-cragin Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Hispanic
95%
27%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Belmont-cragin Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
3%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Belmont-cragin Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
1%
47%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Belmont-cragin Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Belmont-cragin Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Illinois by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Belmont-cragin Elementary School.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
0.10
This chart display the diversity score of Belmont-cragin Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
87%
43%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Belmont-cragin Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
30%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Belmont-cragin Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Belmont-cragin Elementary School's ranking?
Belmont-cragin Elementary School is ranked #3437 out of 3,663 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Illinois.
What schools are Belmont-cragin Elementary School often compared to?
Belmont-cragin Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Hanson Park Elementary School, Prieto Math-science Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≤5% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 28% IL state average), while ≤5% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 32% IL state average).
How many students attend Belmont-cragin Elementary School?
436 students attend Belmont-cragin Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
95% of Belmont-cragin Elementary School students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Black, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are White.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Belmont-cragin Elementary School?
Belmont-cragin Elementary School has a student ration of 11:1, which is lower than the Illinois state average of 14:1.
What grades does Belmont-cragin Elementary School offer ?
Belmont-cragin Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-8
What school district is Belmont-cragin Elementary School part of?
Belmont-cragin Elementary School is part of City Of Chicago SD 299 School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 436 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

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