Cics - Basil Campus

1816 W Garfield Blvd
Chicago, IL 60609
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Cics - Basil Campus serves 592 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
Cics - Basil Campus 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 6% (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 20% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2020-21 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 (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 592 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in IL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 6% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 20% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

School Overview

Cics - Basil Campus's student population of 592 students has declined by 16% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
Total Students
592 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers (19-20)
1 teacher
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School Rankings

Cics - Basil Campus 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 Cics - Basil Campus is 0.34, 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
This School
State Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#2811 out of 3663 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
6%
28%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20%
32%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
n/a
14:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
19%
27%
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Black
79%
17%
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White
1%
47%
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.34
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Eligible for Free Lunch (19-20)
96%
47%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Cics - Basil Campus's ranking?
Cics - Basil Campus is ranked #2811 out of 3,663 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Illinois.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
6% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 28% IL state average), while 20% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 32% IL state average).
How many students attend Cics - Basil Campus?
592 students attend Cics - Basil Campus.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
79% of Cics - Basil Campus students are Black, 19% of students are Hispanic, 1% of students are White, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What grades does Cics - Basil Campus offer ?
Cics - Basil Campus offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-8
What school district is Cics - Basil Campus part of?
Cics - Basil Campus is part of City Of Chicago SD 299 School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 592 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 6% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 20% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

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