Garvy J Elementary School

  • Garvy J Elementary School serves 831 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 40% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 52% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Garvy J Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Garvy J Elementary School's student population of 831 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 39 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students831 students
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Total Classroom Teachers39 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Garvy J Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% 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 21:1 has increased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Garvy J Elementary School is 0.56, 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)#887 out of 3679 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
32%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Garvy J Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Garvy J 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio21:115:1
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Asian
6%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Garvy J Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
29%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Garvy J Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
n/a
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Garvy J Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
White
60%
48%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Garvy J Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
3%
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Garvy J Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.560.67
This chart display the diversity score of Garvy J 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
45%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Garvy J 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 Lunchn/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Garvy J Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2013-14 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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