1655 153rd St
Calumet City, IL 60409
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Carol Moseley Braun School serves 285 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 11% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 33%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 16% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 53% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 1-6
  • Enrollment: 285 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in IL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 11% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 16% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

School Overview

Carol Moseley Braun School's student population of 285 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 1-6
Total Students
285 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
16 teachers
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School Rankings

Carol Moseley Braun School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,655 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
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State Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#3169 out of 3655 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
11%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
16%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
n/a
15:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
4%
27%
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Black
94%
17%
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White
1%
47%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.12
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

11% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 33% IL state average), while 16% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 38% IL state average).

How many students attend Carol Moseley Braun School?

285 students attend Carol Moseley Braun School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

94% of Carol Moseley Braun School students are Black, 4% of students are Hispanic, 1% of students are White, and 1% of students are Two or more races.

What grades does Carol Moseley Braun School offer ?

Carol Moseley Braun School offers enrollment in grades 1-6

School Reviews

5   3/20/2020
Excellent school. Excellent staff. Best elementary school in District 149.
- Posted by Parent - John
5   1/17/2015
This is a great school
- Posted by Student/Alumni - kimbe

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 1-6
  • Enrollment: 285 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 11% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 16% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

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