Black Magnet Elementary School

Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Black Magnet Elementary School serves 438 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
Black Magnet 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 15-19% (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 30-34% (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

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

School Overview

Black Magnet Elementary School's student population of 438 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Awards Blue Ribbon School (2008)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students438 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

Black Magnet 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 Black Magnet Elementary School is 0.02, 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
#2262 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
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%
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Hispanic
1%
26%
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Black
99%
17%
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White
n/a
48%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
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4%
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Diversity Score
0.020.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
80%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
10%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Black Magnet Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2013-14 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 Black Magnet Elementary School is Chicago Vocational Career Academy High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Warren Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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