Cullen Elementary School

10650 S Eberhart Ave
Chicago, IL 60628
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Cullen Elementary School serves 197 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
Cullen 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 ≤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 18:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 53% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 197 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • 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

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

School Overview

Cullen Elementary School's student population of 197 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 11 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
Total Students
197 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
11 teachers
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School Rankings

Cullen 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 Cullen Elementary School is 0.08, 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
18:1
14:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
3%
27%
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Black
96%
17%
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White
1%
47%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score
0.08
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Eligible for Free Lunch
82%
43%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Cullen 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 (11-12)
44%
27%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Cullen Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Cullen Elementary School's ranking?
Cullen Elementary School is ranked #2958 out of 3,663 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Illinois.
What schools are Cullen Elementary School often compared to?
Cullen Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Poe Elementary Classical School, Bennett Elementary School by visitors of our site.
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 Cullen Elementary School?
197 students attend Cullen Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
96% of Cullen Elementary School students are Black, 3% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are White.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Cullen Elementary School?
Cullen Elementary School has a student ration of 18:1, which is higher than the Illinois state average of 14:1.
What grades does Cullen Elementary School offer ?
Cullen Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-8
What school district is Cullen Elementary School part of?
Cullen Elementary School is part of City Of Chicago SD 299 School District.

School Reviews

2   3/27/2020
The intimidation tactics that are used by some staff on children has to be unacceptable. Some teachers lose focus on the importance of their position which is to teach, strive and show the children leadership skills. This school is lacking it and I would not recommend this school to parents who are devoted and concern about the wellbeing of their children.
- Posted by Parent - Charlette Lucas
5   11/19/2013
I was a student at Cullen and I have to say that it satisfied my educational needs I would recommend this school to anyone
- Posted by Student/Alumni - breyo

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 197 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • 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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