Brunson Math & Sci Specialty Elementary School

  • Brunson Math & Sci Specialty Elementary School serves 479 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 4% (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 6% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Brunson Math & Sci Specialty 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 student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.

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Brunson Math & Sci Specialty Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

  • Brunson Math & Sci Specialty Elementary School's student population of 479 students has declined by 21% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 26 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students479 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Brunson Math & Sci Specialty 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 school's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Brunson Math & Sci Specialty Elementary School is 0.18, 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#3646 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
4%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
6%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
8%
26%
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Black
92%
17%
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White
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49%
Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
Diversity Score0.180.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
97%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
35%
27%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Brunson Math & Sci Specialty 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.
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

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