Gale Elementary Community Academy

  • Gale Elementary Community Academy serves 323 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 6-9% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 15-19% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Gale Elementary Community Academy 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52%.

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School Overview

  • Gale Elementary Community Academy's student population of 323 students has declined by 16% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 35% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students323 students
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Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Gale Elementary Community Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,679 schools in Illinois (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Gale Elementary Community Academy is 0.58, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.67. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#3238 out of 3679 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)6-9%
32%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)15-19%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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Asian
8%
5%
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Hispanic
27%
26%
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Black
59%
17%
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White
5%
48%
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Two or more races
1%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Gale Elementary Community Academy.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.580.67
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Eligible for Free Lunch
97%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Gale Elementary Community Academy 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: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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