5225 N Oak Park Ave
Chicago, IL 60656
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
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 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 42% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 33%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 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 grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
Total Students
831 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
39 teachers
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School Rankings

Garvy J Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 3,655 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 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 Data
This School
State Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#1024 out of 3655 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
15:1
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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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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.57
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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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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Students: 831 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 41%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in IL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 42% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.57 (Top 30%)

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