Edison Elementary Regional Gifted Center

  • Edison Elementary Regional Gifted Center serves 278 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 90-94% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 31%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 90-94% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 36%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Edison Elementary Regional Gifted Center placed in the top 1% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 51%.

Top Placements

Edison Elementary Regional Gifted Center places among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

  • Edison Elementary Regional Gifted Center's student population of 278 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 15 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2018)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students278 students
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Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Edison Elementary Regional Gifted Center is ranked within the top 1% of all 3,544 schools in Illinois (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Edison Elementary Regional Gifted Center is 0.62, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rankn/a
24%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)90-94%
31%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)90-94%
36%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:116:1
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Asian
18%
5%
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Hispanic
13%
26%
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Black
3%
17%
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White
57%
49%
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Two or more races
9%
3%
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Diversity Score0.620.31
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Eligible for Free Lunch
12%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Edison Elementary Regional Gifted Center 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 299 School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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