Dewey Elementary Academy Of Fine Arts

5415 S Union Ave
Chicago, IL 60609
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Dewey Elementary Academy Of Fine Arts serves 418 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Dewey Elementary Academy Of Fine Arts 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 10% (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 12% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.

Top Placements

Dewey Elementary Academy Of Fine Arts places among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

Dewey Elementary Academy Of Fine Arts's student population of 418 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students418 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

Dewey Elementary Academy Of Fine Arts 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 Dewey Elementary Academy Of Fine Arts is 0.13, 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
#3240 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
10%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
12%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
7%
26%
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Black
93%
17%
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White
n/a
48%
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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Diversity Score
0.130.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
32%
27%
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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 to Dewey Elementary Academy Of Fine Arts is Hope College Prep High School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Kipp Chicago Chrtrs Bloom Campus (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Chicago Hope College Prep High School Magnet School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12 | 96 students
    0.2 miles
    5515 S Lowe Ave
    Chicago, IL 60621
    (773) 535-3160
    0.2 9-12 96
  • Chicago Kipp Chicago Chrtrs Bloom Campus Charter School
    Math: 10% | Reading: 15%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 5-8 | 352 students
    0.2 miles
    5515 S Lowe Ave
    Chicago, IL 60621
    (773) 938-8565
    0.2 5-8 352
  • Chicago Holmes Elementary School Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 162 students
    0.4 miles
    955 W Garfield Blvd
    Chicago, IL 60621
    (773) 535-9025
    0.4 PK-8 162
  • Chicago Sherman Elementary School Math: 6-9% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 255 students
    0.5 miles
    1000 W 52nd St
    Chicago, IL 60609
    (773) 535-1757
    0.5 PK-8 255
  • Chicago Sherwood Elementary School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 319 students
    0.6 miles
    245 W 57th St
    Chicago, IL 60621
    (773) 535-0829
    0.6 PK-8 319

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