Chalmers Elementary Specialty School

2745 W Roosevelt Rd
Chicago, IL 60608
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Chalmers Elementary Specialty School serves 371 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Chalmers Elementary Specialty 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 4% (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 5% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Chalmers Elementary Specialty School's student population of 371 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students371 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Chalmers Elementary Specialty School
Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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School Comparison

Chalmers Elementary Specialty School is ranked within the bottom 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 Chalmers Elementary Specialty School is 0.10, 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
#3648 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
4%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
5%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
4%
26%
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Black
95%
17%
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White
n/a
48%
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.100.68
This chart display the diversity score of Chalmers Elementary Specialty School and the public school average diversity score of Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
96%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Chalmers Elementary Specialty School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
32%
27%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Chalmers Elementary Specialty 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

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Chalmers Elementary Specialty School is North Lawndale Prep Chtr-collins (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Plamondon Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Chicago North Lawndale Prep Chtr-collins Magnet School
    Charter School
    Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 348 students
    0.3 miles
    1313 S Sacramento Dr
    Chicago, IL 60623
    (773) 542-6766
    0.3 9-12 348
  • Chicago Collins Academy High School Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 261 students
    0.4 miles
    1313 S Sacramento Dr
    Chicago, IL 60623
    (773) 534-1840
    0.4 9-12 261
  • Chicago Manley Career Academy High School Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 118 students
    0.4 miles
    2935 W Polk St
    Chicago, IL 60612
    (773) 534-6900
    0.4 9-12 118
  • Chicago Plamondon Elementary School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 139 students
    0.4 miles
    2642 W 15th Pl
    Chicago, IL 60608
    (773) 534-1789
    0.4 K-8 139
  • Chicago Johnson Elementary School Math: 15% | Reading: 13%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 425 students
    0.5 miles
    1420 S Albany Ave
    Chicago, IL 60623
    (773) 534-1829
    0.5 PK-8 425

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