Carnegie Elementary School

1414 E 61st Pl
Chicago, IL 60637
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
6/
10
Top 50%
Carnegie Elementary School serves 631 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Carnegie Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 23% (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 38% (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.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Carnegie Elementary School's student population of 631 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students631 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

Carnegie 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 Carnegie Elementary School 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
#1792 out of 3672 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:115:1
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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%
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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
82%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
12%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Carnegie Elementary 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 299 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Carnegie Elementary School is Hyde Park Academy High School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Univ Of Chicago Chtr-woodlawn (0.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Chicago Hyde Park Academy High School Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 850 students
    0.2 miles
    6220 S Stony Island
    Chicago, IL 60637
    (773) 535-0880
    0.2 9-12 850
  • Chicago Univ Of Chicago Chtr-woodlawn Charter School
    Math: ≤5% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-12 | 641 students
    0.5 miles
    6420 S University
    Chicago, IL 60637
    (773) 752-8101
    0.5 6-12 641
  • Chicago Wadsworth Elementary School Math: 13% | Reading: 12%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 546 students
    0.5 miles
    6650 S Ellis Ave
    Chicago, IL 60637
    (773) 535-0730
    0.5 PK-8 546
  • Chicago Excel Academy - Woodlawn High School Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-12 | 145 students
    0.6 miles
    7530 S South Shore
    Chicago, IL 60649
    (773) 902-7800
    0.6 6-12 145
  • Chicago Fiske Elementary School Math: 2% | Reading: 5%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 461 students
    0.6 miles
    6020 S Langley Ave
    Chicago, IL 60637
    (773) 535-0990
    0.6 PK-8 461

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