Colemon J Elementary Academy

1441 W 119th St
Chicago, IL 60643
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Colemon J Elementary Academy serves 252 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.

Top Placements

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

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 declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students252 students
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Total Classroom Teachers13 teachers
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School Comparison

Colemon J Elementary Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,672 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#2046 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
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%
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Diversity Score
0.150.68
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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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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCity Of Chicago 299 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Colemon J Elementary Academy is Chicago Excel Academy High School (1.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Whistler Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Chicago Whistler Elementary School Math: 6-9% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 343 students
    0.5 miles
    11533 S Ada St
    Chicago, IL 60643
    (773) 535-5560
    0.5 PK-8 343
  • Chicago White Elementary Career Academy Math: 6-9% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 162 students
    0.5 miles
    1136 W 122nd St
    Chicago, IL 60643
    (773) 535-5672
    0.5 PK-8 162
  • Riverdale Burr Oak Academy
    Grades: PK-2 | 361 students
    0.6 miles
    1441 W 124th St
    Riverdale, IL 60827
    (708) 824-3090
    0.6 PK-2 361
  • Chicago Higgins Elementary Community Academy Math: 10-14% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 270 students
    0.6 miles
    11710 S Morgan St
    Chicago, IL 60643
    (773) 535-5625
    0.6 PK-8 270
  • Riverdale Burr Oak Elementary School Math: 11% | Reading: 15%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 3-5 | 329 students
    0.8 miles
    1440 W 125th St
    Riverdale, IL 60827
    (708) 388-8010
    0.8 3-5 329

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