Budlong Elementary School

2701 W Foster Ave
Chicago, IL 60625
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
7/
10
Top 50%
Budlong Elementary School serves 772 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Budlong Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 31% (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 42% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Budlong Elementary School's student population of 772 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students772 students
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Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
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School Comparison

Budlong Elementary School is ranked within the top 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 Budlong Elementary School is 0.71, which is more 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
#1454 out of 3672 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:115:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
21%
5%
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Hispanic
41%
26%
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Black
5%
17%
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White
29%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.710.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
79%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
10%
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 Budlong Elementary School is Northside College Preparatory High School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Jamieson Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Chicago Jamieson Elementary School Math: 39% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 919 students
    0.6 miles
    5650 N Mozart St
    Chicago, IL 60659
    (773) 534-2395
    0.6 PK-8 919
  • Chicago Albany Park Multicultural Elementary School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 291 students
    0.7 miles
    4929 N Sawyer Ave
    Chicago, IL 60625
    (773) 534-5108
    0.7 7-8 291
  • Chicago Chappell Elementary School Math: 41% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-8 | 572 students
    0.7 miles
    2135 W Foster Ave
    Chicago, IL 60625
    (773) 534-2390
    0.7 PK-8 572
  • Chicago Edison Elementary Regional Gifted Center Magnet School
    Math: 85-89% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Grades: K-8 | 271 students
    0.7 miles
    4929 N Sawyer Ave
    Chicago, IL 60625
    (773) 534-0540
    0.7 K-8 271
  • Chicago Hibbard Elementary School Math: 24% | Reading: 23%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 994 students
    0.7 miles
    3244 W Ainslie St
    Chicago, IL 60625
    (773) 534-5191
    0.7 PK-6 994

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