Colemon J Elementary Academy

  • Colemon J Elementary Academy serves 249 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 20-24% (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 25-29% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 16:1.

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School Overview

  • Colemon J Elementary Academy's student population of 249 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 12 teachers has declined by 20% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students249 students
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Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Colemon J Elementary Academy's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Colemon J Elementary Academy is 0.13, which is less 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#2115 out of 3,544 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
32%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Colemon J Elementary Academy 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 Ratio21:116:1
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Hispanic
7%
26%
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Black
93%
17%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Colemon J Elementary Academy.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.130.32
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Eligible for Free Lunch
85%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Colemon J Elementary Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCity of Chicago SD 299 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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