Dett Elementary School

2131 W Monroe St
Chicago, IL 60612
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Dett Elementary School serves 309 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Dett 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤5% (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 ≤5% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Illinois state level of 15:1.

Top Placements

Dett Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

Dett Elementary School's student population of 309 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has declined by 19% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students309 students
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Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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School Comparison

Dett Elementary School 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 Dett 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#3583 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤5%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤5%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
3%
26%
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Black
95%
17%
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White
n/a
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Dett Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score
0.100.68
This chart display the diversity score of Dett 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
98%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Dett 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)
28%
27%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Dett 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.
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, middle school and elementary school to Dett Elementary School is Iyc Chicago (0.1 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Chicago Iyc Chicago Alternative School
    Grades: 6-12 | 59 students
    0.1 miles
    136 N Western Ave
    Chicago, IL 60612
    (312) 633-5219
    0.1 6-12 59
  • Chicago Phoenix Military Academy High School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 532 students
    0.4 miles
    145 S Campbell Ave
    Chicago, IL 60612
    (773) 534-7275
    0.4 9-12 532
  • Chicago Suder Montessori Elementary Magnet School Magnet School
    Math: 15-19% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 414 students
    0.4 miles
    2022 W Washington
    Chicago, IL 60612
    (773) 534-7685
    0.4 PK-8 414
  • Chicago Crane Medical Prep High School Magnet School
    Math: 15-19% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 481 students
    0.5 miles
    2245 W Jackson Blvd
    Chicago, IL 60612
    (773) 534-7600
    0.5 9-12 481
  • Chicago Noble Street Chtr-chicago Bulls Prep Magnet School
    Charter School
    Math: 44% | Reading: 29%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,136 student
    0.5 miles
    2040 W Adams St
    Chicago, IL 60612
    (312) 850-0192
    0.5 9-12 1,136

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