Carol Moseley Braun School serves 272 students in grades 1-6.
Carol Moseley Braun School 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤5% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 28%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 6-9% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 53% (majority Hispanic and Black).
- Grades: 1-6
- Enrollment: 272 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
- Minority Enrollment: 99%
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50% in IL
- Math Proficiency: ≤5% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 6-9% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education
Carol Moseley Braun School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:
Percent Eligible For Free Lunch
Carol Moseley Braun School's student population of 272 students has declined by 16% over five school years.
The teacher population of 14 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Carol Moseley Braun School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,663 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Carol Moseley Braun School is 0.12, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
State Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#3321 out of 3663 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Carol Moseley Braun School's ranking?
Carol Moseley Braun School is ranked #3321 out of 3,663 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Illinois.
What schools are Carol Moseley Braun School often compared to?
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≤5% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 28% IL state average), while 6-9% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 32% IL state average).
How many students attend Carol Moseley Braun School?
272 students attend Carol Moseley Braun School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
94% of Carol Moseley Braun School students are Black, 3% of students are Hispanic, 1% of students are White, 1% of students are Hawaiian, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Carol Moseley Braun School?
Carol Moseley Braun School has a student ration of 19:1, which is higher than the Illinois state average of 14:1.
What grades does Carol Moseley Braun School offer ?
Carol Moseley Braun School offers enrollment in grades 1-6
What school district is Carol Moseley Braun School part of?
Carol Moseley Braun School is part of Dolton SD 149 School District.
Excellent school. Excellent staff. Best elementary school in District 149.
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