Brentano Elementary Math & Science Academy

2723 N Fairfield Ave
Chicago, IL 60647
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Brentano Elementary Math & Science Academy serves 495 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Brentano Elementary Math & Science Academy placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 22% (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 33% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Brentano Elementary Math & Science Academy's student population of 495 students has grown by 14% over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has grown by 34% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students495 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

Brentano Elementary Math & Science Academy 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 Brentano Elementary Math & Science Academy is 0.46, 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
#2028 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
71%
26%
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Black
4%
17%
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White
19%
48%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.460.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
67%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
8%
3%
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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 Brentano Elementary Math & Science Academy is Devry Advantage Academy High School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Acero Chtr - Carlos Fuentes Cmpus (0.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Chicago Acero Chtr - Carlos Fuentes Cmpus Charter School
    Math: 27% | Reading: 31%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 551 students
    0.5 miles
    2845 W Barry Ave
    Chicago, IL 60618
    (773) 279-9826
    0.5 K-8 551
  • Chicago Goethe Elementary School Math: 26% | Reading: 31%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 761 students
    0.6 miles
    2236 N Rockwell St
    Chicago, IL 60647
    (773) 534-4135
    0.6 PK-8 761
  • Chicago Darwin Elementary School Math: 15% | Reading: 19%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 516 students
    0.7 miles
    3116 W Belden Ave
    Chicago, IL 60647
    (773) 534-4110
    0.7 PK-8 516
  • Chicago Linne Elementary School Math: 34% | Reading: 33%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 665 students
    0.7 miles
    3221 N Sacramento Av
    Chicago, IL 60618
    (773) 534-5262
    0.7 PK-8 665
  • Chicago Logandale Middle School Math: 11% | Reading: 15%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 720 students
    0.7 miles
    3212 W George St
    Chicago, IL 60618
    (773) 534-5350
    0.7 PK-8 720

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