Bright Elementary School

10740 S Calhoun Ave
Chicago, IL 60617
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Bright Elementary School serves 284 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Bright 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 10-14% (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 10-14% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Bright Elementary School's student population of 284 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students284 students
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Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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School Comparison

Bright 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 Bright Elementary School is 0.45, 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
#3113 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
10-14%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
10-14%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
30%
26%
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Black
68%
17%
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White
2%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
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4%
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Diversity Score
0.450.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
96%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
32%
27%
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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 Bright Elementary School is Washington G High School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Addams Elementary School (1.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Chicago Addams Elementary School Math: 27% | Reading: 32%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 714 students
    1.2 miles
    10810 S Avenue H
    Chicago, IL 60617
    (773) 535-6210
    1.2 PK-8 714
  • Chicago Marsh Elementary School Math: 16% | Reading: 17%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 759 students
    1.3 miles
    9822 S Exchange Ave
    Chicago, IL 60617
    (773) 535-6430
    1.3 PK-8 759
  • Chicago Gallistel Elementary Language Academy Magnet School
    Math: 13% | Reading: 20%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 796 students
    1.5 miles
    10347 S Ewing Ave
    Chicago, IL 60617
    (773) 535-6540
    1.5 PK-8 796
  • Chicago Washington G High School Math: 14% | Reading: 18%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,440 student
    1.5 miles
    3535 E 114th St
    Chicago, IL 60617
    (773) 535-5725
    1.5 9-12 1,440
  • Chicago Yccs-olive Harvey Middle College High School Magnet School
    Charter School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 10-12 | 101 students
    1.5 miles
    10001 S Woodlawn Ave
    Chicago, IL 60628
    (773) 291-6517
    1.5 10-12 101

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