Dewey Elementary Academy Of Fine Arts

  • Dewey Elementary Academy Of Fine Arts serves 413 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 12% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 10-14% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 16:1.

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School Overview

  • Dewey Elementary Academy Of Fine Arts's student population of 413 students has grown by 21% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 22 teachers has grown by 15% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students413 students
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Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Dewey Elementary Academy Of Fine Arts's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Dewey Elementary Academy Of Fine Arts is 0.13, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.67. 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#3240 out of 3,544 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
12%
32%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Dewey Elementary Academy Of Fine Arts and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)10-14%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Dewey Elementary Academy Of Fine Arts and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio19:116:1
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Hispanic
7%
26%
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Black
93%
17%
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Two or more races
n/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Dewey Elementary Academy Of Fine Arts and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Illinois by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Dewey Elementary Academy Of Fine Arts.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.130.67
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Eligible for Free Lunch
98%
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 Dewey Elementary Academy Of Fine Arts 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 SD 299 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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