1441 W 119th St
Chicago, IL 60643
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Colemon J Elementary Academy serves 252 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Colemon J Elementary Academy placed in the top 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 33%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is approximately equal to the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.

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Colemon J Elementary Academy ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

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School Overview

Colemon J Elementary Academy's student population of 252 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 13 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students
252 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
13 teachers
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School Rankings

Colemon J Elementary Academy is ranked within the top 50% of all 3,655 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Colemon J Elementary Academy is 0.15, 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 Data
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State Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#1824 out of 3655 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
15:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
1%
5%
Hispanic
7%
26%
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Black
92%
17%
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White
n/a
48%
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.15
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Eligible for Free Lunch
87%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
10%
5%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 252 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in IL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.15 (Btm 50%)

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