Burnside Elementary Scholastic Academy

Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
5.00 5 1 (1 review)
Burnside Elementary Scholastic Academy serves 463 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Burnside Elementary Scholastic Academy 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% (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 25% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.

Top Placements

Burnside Elementary Scholastic Academy places among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

Burnside Elementary Scholastic Academy's student population of 463 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has declined by 20% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students463 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

Burnside Elementary Scholastic Academy 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 Burnside Elementary Scholastic Academy is 0.04, 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
#2888 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
10%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
2%
26%
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Black
98%
17%
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White
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48%
Hawaiian
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Two or more races
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4%
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Diversity Score
0.040.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
87%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
4%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Burnside Elementary Scholastic Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2012-13 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

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Burnside Elementary Scholastic Academy is Yccs Chtr - Chatham (0.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Nkrumah Academy Charter Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Chicago Yccs Chtr - Chatham Charter School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 10-12 | 164 students
    0.1 miles
    9035 S Langley Ave
    Chicago, IL 60619
    (773) 651-1500
    0.1 10-12 164
  • Chicago Nkrumah Academy Charter Elementary School Charter School
    Math: ≤5% | Reading: 6-9%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 178 students
    0.6 miles
    314 W 108th St
    Chicago, IL 60628
    (773) 568-8000
    0.6 K-8 178
  • Chicago Washington H Elementary School Math: ≤5% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 315 students
    0.6 miles
    9130 S University Av
    Chicago, IL 60619
    (773) 535-6225
    0.6 PK-8 315
  • Chicago Mcdade Elementary Classical School Magnet School
    Math: 85-89% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Grades: K-6 | 195 students
    0.7 miles
    8801 S Indiana Ave
    Chicago, IL 60619
    (773) 535-3669
    0.7 K-6 195
  • Chicago Ashe Elementary School Math: 6-9% | Reading: 6-9%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 319 students
    0.8 miles
    8505 S Ingleside Ave
    Chicago, IL 60619
    (773) 535-3550
    0.8 PK-8 319

School Reviews

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Hello: I have a question if any body can help me. I am going to be moving to Chicago Il next year and I have a little girl. She will be 5 next year. How do I apply to magnet in Chicago or how is it works? Please help me .
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