Garvy J Elementary School

5225 N Oak Park Ave
Chicago, IL 60656
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
8/
10
Top 30%
Garvy J Elementary School serves 831 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
Garvy J Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) 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 49% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Garvy J Elementary School's student population of 831 students has stayed relatively flat 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 3,672 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Garvy J Elementary School is 0.57, 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
#1005 out of 3672 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:115:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
5%
5%
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Hispanic
29%
26%
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Black
1%
17%
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White
59%
48%
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Hawaiian
3%
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.570.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
45%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
10%
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 and middle school to Garvy J Elementary School is Taft High School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Beard Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Chicago Beard Elementary School Math: 21-39% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-3 | 179 students
    0.5 miles
    6445 W Strong St
    Chicago, IL 60656
    (773) 534-1228
    0.5 PK-3 179
  • Chicago Taft High School Math: 32% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 3,371 students
    0.6 miles
    6530 W Bryn Mawr Ave
    Chicago, IL 60631
    (773) 534-1000
    0.6 7-12 3,371
  • Chicago Oriole Park Elementary School Math: 60% | Reading: 62%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-8 | 751 students
    0.8 miles
    5424 N Oketo Ave
    Chicago, IL 60656
    (773) 534-1201
    0.8 PK-8 751
  • Harwood Heights Union Ridge Elementary School Math: 46% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-8 | 662 students
    0.8 miles
    4600 N Oak Park Ave
    Harwood Heights, IL 60706
    (708) 867-5822
    0.8 PK-8 662
  • Chicago Norwood Park Elementary School Math: 54% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-8 | 434 students
    0.9 miles
    5900 N Nina Ave
    Chicago, IL 60631
    (773) 534-1198
    0.9 PK-8 434

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