Farnsworth Elementary School

5414 N Linder Ave
Chicago, IL 60630
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
7/
10
Top 50%
Farnsworth Elementary School serves 604 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 39% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 36% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Farnsworth Elementary School's student population of 604 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students604 students
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Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
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School Comparison

Farnsworth Elementary School is ranked within the top 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 Farnsworth Elementary School is 0.66, 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
#1452 out of 3672 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
16%
5%
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Hispanic
40%
26%
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Black
2%
17%
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White
40%
48%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.660.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
65%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
11%
3%
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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 Farnsworth Elementary School is Taft High School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Beaubien Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Chicago Beaubien Elementary School Math: 54% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-8 | 1,096 student
    0.7 miles
    5025 N Laramie Ave
    Chicago, IL 60630
    (773) 534-3500
    0.7 PK-8 1,096
  • Chicago Hitch Elementary School Math: 30% | Reading: 31%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 568 students
    0.7 miles
    5625 N Mcvicker Ave
    Chicago, IL 60646
    (773) 534-1189
    0.7 PK-8 568
  • Chicago Acceleration Academies Llc Alternative School

    1.0 miles
    1001 N Miami Beach Blvd
    Chicago, IL 60607
    (305) 995-1430
    1 n/a n/a
  • Chicago Prussing Elementary School Math: 26% | Reading: 34%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 734 students
    1.0 miles
    4650 N Menard Ave
    Chicago, IL 60630
    (773) 534-3460
    1 PK-8 734
  • Chicago Sauganash Elementary School Math: 54% | Reading: 61%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-8 | 605 students
    1.3 miles
    6040 N Kilpatrick Av
    Chicago, IL 60646
    (773) 534-3470
    1.3 K-8 605

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