Edison Park Elementary School

  • Edison Park Elementary School serves 559 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 49% (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 58% (which is higher 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.
  • Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 51%.

School Overview

  • Edison Park Elementary School's student population of 559 students has grown by 19% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students559 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Edison Park Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Edison Park Elementary School is 0.44, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.32. 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#409 out of 3,544 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
32%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Edison Park Elementary School 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)
58%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Edison Park Elementary School 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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Asian
6%
5%
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Hispanic
23%
26%
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Black
n/a
17%
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White
71%
49%
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Two or more races
n/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Edison Park Elementary School 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 Edison Park Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.440.32
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Eligible for Free Lunch
20%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
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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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