Chatham Elementary School

  • Chatham Elementary School serves 589 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 39% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 40% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 51%.

School Overview

  • Chatham Elementary School's student population of 589 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-4
Total Students589 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Chatham Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Chatham Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Chatham Elementary School is 0.34, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.32. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank#1361 out of 3,544 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
32%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Chatham Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Chatham 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 Ratio20:116:1
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Asian
5%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Chatham Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
3%
26%
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Black
4%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Chatham Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
81%
49%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Chatham Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
7%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Chatham Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.340.32
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Eligible for Free Lunch
16%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Chatham Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Chatham Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBall Chatham CUSD 5 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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