Brown W Elementary School

54 N Hermitage Ave
Chicago, IL 60612
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Bottom 50%
Serving 163 students in grades Prekindergarten-8, Brown W 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 6-9% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 30%).
The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 53% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 163 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 7:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • : Bottom 50% in IL
  • : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • : 11-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Brown W Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

Brown W Elementary School's student population of 163 students has declined by 27% over five school years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students
163 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
22 teachers
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School Rankings

Brown W Elementary School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 3,426 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Brown W 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.
This School
State Level (IL)
#3151 out of 3426 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Brown W Elementary School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
(20-21)
≤5%
28%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Brown W 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.
6-9%
30%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Brown W 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 2021-22 school year data.
11-19%
50%
Student : Teacher Ratio
7:1
14:1
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American Indian
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Asian
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5%
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Hispanic
3%
27%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Brown W Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
95%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Brown W Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
2%
47%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Brown W Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
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4%
All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Illinois.
0.10
This chart display the diversity score of Brown W 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
100%
43%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Brown W 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 (11-12)
37%
27%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Brown W Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Brown W Elementary School's ranking?
Brown W Elementary School is ranked #3151 out of 3,426 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Illinois.
What schools are Brown W Elementary School often compared to?
Brown W Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Manierre Elementary School, Otis 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 6-9% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 30% IL state average).
How many students attend Brown W Elementary School?
163 students attend Brown W Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
95% of Brown W Elementary School students are Black, 3% of students are Hispanic, and 2% of students are White.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Brown W Elementary School?
Brown W Elementary School has a student ration of 7:1, which is lower than the Illinois state average of 14:1.
What grades does Brown W Elementary School offer ?
Brown W Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-8
What school district is Brown W Elementary School part of?
Brown W Elementary School is part of City Of Chicago SD 299 School District.
In what neighborhood is Brown W Elementary School located?
Brown W Elementary School is located in the Near West Side neighborhood of Chicago, IL. There are 12 other public schools located in Near West Side.

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Spring Break - No School
March 24, 2025 (Monday)

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 163 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 7:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • : 11-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

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