139 S Parkside Ave
Chicago, IL 60644
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Depriest Elementary School serves 537 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Depriest 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 3% (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 9% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Illinois state level of 15:1.

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School Overview

Depriest Elementary School's student population of 537 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students
537 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
37 teachers
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School Rankings

Depriest Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 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 Depriest Elementary School is 0.10, 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
This School
State Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#3564 out of 3655 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
3%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
9%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
4%
26%
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Black
95%
17%
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White
n/a
48%
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.10
This chart display the diversity score of Depriest Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
97%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Depriest Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
40%
27%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Depriest 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: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 537 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in IL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 3% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 9% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.10 (Btm 50%)

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