Columbus East Elementary School

3100 S 54th Ave
Cicero, IL 60804
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Columbus East Elementary School serves 350 students in grades 4-6.
Columbus East Elementary School 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 6-9% (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 20-24% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 53% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 4-6
  • Enrollment: 350 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in IL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Columbus East Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

Category
Attribute

School Overview

Columbus East Elementary School's student population of 350 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 4-6
Total Students
350 students
This chart display total students of Columbus East Elementary School by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Gender %
This chart display gender of Columbus East Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers
30 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Columbus East Elementary School by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Students by Grade
This chart display the students of Columbus East Elementary School by grade.

School Rankings

Columbus East Elementary School 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 Columbus East Elementary School is 0.06, 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
#2556 out of 3663 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Columbus East Elementary School, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
6-9%
28%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Columbus East Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Illinois by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
32%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Columbus East Elementary School 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 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
14:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Columbus East Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Columbus East Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 1998-99 school year data.
Hispanic
97%
27%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Columbus East Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
2%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Columbus East Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
1%
47%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Columbus East Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
All Ethnic Groups
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Columbus East Elementary School.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score
0.06
This chart display the diversity score of Columbus East Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
43%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Columbus East Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Columbus East Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Columbus East Elementary School's ranking?
Columbus East Elementary School is ranked #2556 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?
6-9% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 28% IL state average), while 20-24% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 32% IL state average).
How many students attend Columbus East Elementary School?
350 students attend Columbus East Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
97% of Columbus East Elementary School students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Black, and 1% of students are White.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Columbus East Elementary School?
Columbus East Elementary School has a student ration of 12:1, which is lower than the Illinois state average of 14:1.
What grades does Columbus East Elementary School offer ?
Columbus East Elementary School offers enrollment in grades 4-6
What school district is Columbus East Elementary School part of?
Columbus East Elementary School is part of Cicero SD 99 School District.

School Reviews

Review Columbus East Elementary School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
Rate this school:

Recent Articles

Are Public Schools Protecting the Environment?
Are Public Schools Protecting the Environment?
Learn about how public schools are making their campuses greener through technology investments, policy changes, and eco-friendly student education.
Should My Child Enroll in Honors Or General Courses?
Should My Child Enroll in Honors Or General Courses?
Honors or general courses? Find out which type is best for your child's learning environment and GPA.
Public Schools in a Minute
Public Schools in a Minute
Explore the diverse world of public schools in a minute! Our brief overview provides a snapshot of the educational landscape, school districts, curriculum, and more. Get a quick glance at the big picture of K-12 education.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 4-6
  • Enrollment: 350 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Quick Links