Colemon J Elementary Academy

1441 W 119th St
Chicago, IL 60643
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Colemon J Elementary Academy serves 180 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Colemon J Elementary Academy 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 ≤10% (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 ≤10% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 14:1.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 180 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in IL
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Colemon J Elementary Academy's student population of 180 students has declined by 27% over five school years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has grown by 21% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students
180 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
17 teachers
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School Rankings

Colemon J Elementary Academy 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 Colemon J Elementary Academy is 0.11, 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
#2958 out of 3663 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤10%
28%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤10%
32%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
14:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
6%
27%
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Black
94%
17%
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White
n/a
47%
Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.11
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
43%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
10%
5%
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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 Colemon J Elementary Academy's ranking?
Colemon J Elementary Academy is ranked #2958 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?
≤10% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 28% IL state average), while ≤10% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 32% IL state average).
How many students attend Colemon J Elementary Academy?
180 students attend Colemon J Elementary Academy.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
94% of Colemon J Elementary Academy students are Black, and 6% of students are Hispanic.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Colemon J Elementary Academy?
Colemon J Elementary Academy has a student ration of 11:1, which is lower than the Illinois state average of 14:1.
What grades does Colemon J Elementary Academy offer ?
Colemon J Elementary Academy offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-8
What school district is Colemon J Elementary Academy part of?
Colemon J Elementary Academy is part of City Of Chicago SD 299 School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 180 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

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