Castellanos Elementary School

  • Castellanos Elementary School serves 601 students in grades 4-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 15% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 20% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Castellanos Elementary 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.

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School Overview

  • Castellanos Elementary School's student population of 601 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 36 teachers has grown by 20% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 4-8
Total Students601 students
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Total Classroom Teachers36 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Castellanos Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,679 schools in Illinois (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Castellanos Elementary School is 0.08, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.67. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#2963 out of 3679 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15%
32%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Castellanos Elementary 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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Hispanic
96%
26%
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Black
4%
17%
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White
n/a
48%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Castellanos Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 1998-99 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Castellanos Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.080.67
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Eligible for Free Lunch
98%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Castellanos Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2011-12 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

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