Edwards Elementary School

4815 S Karlov Ave
Chicago, IL 60632
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Edwards Elementary School serves 1,550 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Edwards 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15% (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 21% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Edwards Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

Edwards Elementary School's student population of 1,550 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 73 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students1,550 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Edwards Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers73 teachers
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School Comparison

Edwards Elementary School 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 Edwards Elementary School is 0.08, 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
#2834 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
37%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Edwards 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 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio21:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
96%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Edwards Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
1%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Edwards Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
White
2%
48%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Edwards Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
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4%
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Diversity Score
0.080.68
This chart display the diversity score of Edwards Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
91%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Edwards Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
4%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Edwards Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
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 Edwards Elementary School is Acero Chtr Netrk - Major Garcia (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Acero Chtr - Spc Zizumbo Campus (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Chicago Acero Chtr - Spc Zizumbo Campus Charter School
    Math: 27% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 625 students
    0.3 miles
    4248 W 47th St
    Chicago, IL 60632
    (773) 579-3470
    0.3 K-8 625
  • Chicago Acero Chtr Netrk - Major Garcia Charter School
    Math: 15-19% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 600 students
    0.3 miles
    4248 W 47th St
    Chicago, IL 60632
    (773) 579-3480
    0.3 9-12 600
  • Chicago Acero Chtr Network - Pfc Torress Charter School
    Math: 29% | Reading: 27%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 582 students
    0.3 miles
    4248 W 47th St
    Chicago, IL 60632
    (773) 579-3475
    0.3 K-8 582
  • Chicago Curie Metropolitan High School Magnet School
    Math: 17% | Reading: 13%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,918 students
    0.3 miles
    4959 S Archer Ave
    Chicago, IL 60632
    (773) 535-2100
    0.3 9-12 2,918
  • Chicago Noble Street Chtr - Mansueto Charter School
    Grades: 9-10 | 525 students
    0.4 miles
    5101 S Keeler Ave
    Chicago, IL 60632
    (773) 349-8200
    0.4 9-10 525

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