Canter Middle School (Closed 2017)

4959 S Blackstone Ave
Chicago, IL 60615
(School attendance zone shown in map)
  • Canter Middle School served 96 students in grades 8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math was 30-34% (which was lower than the Illinois state average of 59%) for the 2013-14 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts was 35-39% (which was lower than the Illinois state average of 57%) for the 2013-14 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 was lower than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment was 98% of the student body (majority Black), which was higher than the Illinois state average of 51%.

School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades 8
Total Students96 students
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Total Classroom Teachers8 teachers
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School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
59%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Canter Middle 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 2013-14 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
57%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Canter Middle 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 2013-14 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio12:116:1
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Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
3%
26%
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Black
94%
17%
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White
2%
49%
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Two or more races
n/a
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Canter Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.120.67
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Eligible for Free Lunch
89%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Canter Middle School 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 SD 299 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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