Garcia Lorca Elementary School

3231 N Springfield
Chicago, IL 60618
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Garcia Lorca Elementary School serves 828 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 21% (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 28% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Garcia Lorca 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 student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Garcia Lorca Elementary School's student population of 828 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 44 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students828 students
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Total Classroom Teachers44 teachers
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School Comparison

Garcia Lorca 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 Garcia Lorca Elementary School is 0.13, 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
#2339 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
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5%
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Hispanic
93%
26%
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Black
1%
17%
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White
5%
48%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.130.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
94%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
5%
5%
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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 Garcia Lorca Elementary School is Aspira Charter - Early College Pr (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Reilly Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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