Dever Elementary School

3436 N Osceola Ave
Chicago, IL 60634
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Dever Elementary School serves 776 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Dever 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 12% (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 15% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 53% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 776 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 67%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in IL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 12% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 15% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

School Overview

Dever Elementary School's student population of 776 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 53 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students
776 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
53 teachers
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School Rankings

Dever 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 Dever Elementary School is 0.55, 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
#2602 out of 3663 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
12%
28%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
15%
32%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
5%
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Hispanic
59%
27%
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Black
2%
17%
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White
33%
47%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
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
0.55
This chart display the diversity score of Dever 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
66%
43%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Dever 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 (13-14)
16%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Dever Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2013-14 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 Dever Elementary School's ranking?
Dever Elementary School is ranked #2602 out of 3,663 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Illinois.
What schools are Dever Elementary School often compared to?
Dever Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Bridge Elementary School, Canty Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
12% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 28% IL state average), while 15% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 32% IL state average).
How many students attend Dever Elementary School?
776 students attend Dever Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
59% of Dever Elementary School students are Hispanic, 33% of students are White, 3% of students are Asian, 3% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Dever Elementary School?
Dever Elementary School has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the Illinois state average of 14:1.
What grades does Dever Elementary School offer ?
Dever Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-8
What school district is Dever Elementary School part of?
Dever Elementary School is part of City Of Chicago SD 299 School District.

School Calendar

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Date
Pajama Day (to celebrate Spring Break!)
March 20, 2024 (Wednesday)
No School: Spring Break
March 25, 2024 (Monday)
Last Day of School
June 06, 2024 (Thursday)

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 776 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 67%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 12% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 15% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

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