Dever Elementary School

  • Dever Elementary School serves 788 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 37% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 46% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 51%.

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School Overview

  • Dever Elementary School's student population of 788 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 46 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students788 students
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Total Classroom Teachers46 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Dever Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Dever Elementary School is 0.57, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank#1027 out of 3,544 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
32%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
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Asian
6%
5%
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Hispanic
51%
26%
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Black
1%
17%
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White
41%
49%
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Two or more races
1%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Dever Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.570.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
64%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
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.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCity of Chicago SD 299 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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