Buckingham Special Education Center (Closed 2015)

9207 South Phillips Ave

Chicago, IL 60617

  • Buckingham Special Education Center served 35 students in grades 2-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 6:1 was lower than the IL average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment was 100% of the student body (majority Black), which was more than the state average of 51%.
  • Buckingham Special Education Center operated within the City Of Chicago 299 School District.

School Overview

School Type Special education school
Grades Offered Grades 2-8
Total Students 35 students
Buckingham Special Education Center Total Students (2008-2015)
Gender % Buckingham Special Education Center Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 6 teachers
Buckingham Special Education Center Total Teachers (2008-2015)
Students by Grade Buckingham Special Education Center Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School (IL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1 16:1
Buckingham Special Education Center Student Teacher Ratio (2008-2015)
Hispanic
2%
25%
Buckingham Special Education Center Black Students (2008-2015)
Black
98%
17%
Buckingham Special Education Center Black Students (2008-2015)
White
n/a
49%
Buckingham Special Education Center White Students (2008-2011)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.04 0.31
Buckingham Special Education Center Diversity Score (2008-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
91%
n/a
Buckingham Special Education Center Eligible for Free Lunch (2008-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a n/a
Buckingham Special Education Center Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2008-2012)

District Comparison

School District Name City Of Chicago 299 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
586
3
Number of Students Managed 390,653 753
City Of Chicago 299 School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue $5,389 MM $11 MM
City Of Chicago 299 School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $5,745 MM $11 MM
City Of Chicago 299 School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $13,609 $15,061
City Of Chicago 299 School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $14,509 $15,092
City Of Chicago 299 School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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