Drexel Elementary School

5407 W 36th St
Cicero, IL 60804
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Drexel Elementary School serves 413 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Drexel 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 ≤5% (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 ≤5% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 53% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 413 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in IL
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Drexel Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

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School Overview

Drexel Elementary School's student population of 413 students has declined by 19% over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
Total Students
413 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
33 teachers
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School Rankings

Drexel 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 Drexel Elementary School is 0.04, 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
#3437 out of 3663 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤5%
28%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤5%
32%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
14:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
98%
27%
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Black
n/a
17%
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White
2%
47%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.04
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
43%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Drexel Elementary School's ranking?
Drexel Elementary School is ranked #3437 out of 3,663 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Illinois.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≤5% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 28% IL state average), while ≤5% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 32% IL state average).
How many students attend Drexel Elementary School?
413 students attend Drexel Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
98% of Drexel Elementary School students are Hispanic, and 2% of students are White.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Drexel Elementary School?
Drexel Elementary School has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the Illinois state average of 14:1.
What grades does Drexel Elementary School offer ?
Drexel Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-6
What school district is Drexel Elementary School part of?
Drexel Elementary School is part of Cicero SD 99 School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 413 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

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