Farnsworth Elementary School serves 478 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Farnsworth Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (which is approximately equal to the Illinois state average of 28%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 64% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 53% (majority Hispanic).
- Grades: Prekindergarten-8
- Enrollment: 478 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
- Minority Enrollment: 64%
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 50% in IL
- Math Proficiency: 25-29% (Top 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 25-29% (Top 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education
Farnsworth Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:
Percent Eligible For Free Lunch
Farnsworth Elementary School's student population of 478 students has declined by 25% over five school years.
The teacher population of 43 teachers has grown by 22% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Farnsworth Elementary School is ranked within the top 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 Farnsworth Elementary School is 0.67, 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
State Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#1397 out of 3663 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
School Statewide Testing
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 Farnsworth Elementary School's ranking?
Farnsworth Elementary School is ranked #1397 out of 3,663 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Illinois.
What schools are Farnsworth Elementary School often compared to?
Farnsworth Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Beaubien Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
25-29% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 28% IL state average), while 25-29% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 32% IL state average).
How many students attend Farnsworth Elementary School?
478 students attend Farnsworth Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
43% of Farnsworth Elementary School students are Hispanic, 36% of students are White, 14% of students are Asian, 3% of students are Black, 3% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Farnsworth Elementary School?
Farnsworth Elementary School has a student ration of 11:1, which is lower than the Illinois state average of 14:1.
What grades does Farnsworth Elementary School offer ?
Farnsworth Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-8
What school district is Farnsworth Elementary School part of?
Farnsworth Elementary School is part of City Of Chicago SD 299 School District.
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