Gary Elementary School

3740 W 31st St
Chicago, IL 60623
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Gary Elementary School serves 1,120 students in grades 3-8.
Gary 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 percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 16% (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 30% (which is lower 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 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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School Overview

Gary Elementary School's student population of 1,120 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 53 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 3-8
Total Students1,120 students
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Total Classroom Teachers53 teachers
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School Comparison

Gary 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 Gary Elementary School is 0.02, 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
#2494 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
16%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
99%
26%
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Black
n/a
17%
White
1%
48%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
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4%
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Diversity Score
0.020.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
97%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
3%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Gary Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2012-13 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

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Gary Elementary School is Infinity Math Science & Technical High School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Little Village Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Ortiz De Dominguez Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Chicago Ortiz De Dominguez Elementary School
    Grades: PK-2 | 544 students
    0.1 miles
    3000 S Lawndale Ave
    Chicago, IL 60623
    (773) 534-1600
    0.1 PK-2 544
  • Chicago Little Village Elementary School Math: 15% | Reading: 25%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 787 students
    0.5 miles
    2620 S Lawndale Ave
    Chicago, IL 60623
    (773) 534-1880
    0.5 PK-8 787
  • Chicago Whitney Elementary School Math: 23% | Reading: 24%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 986 students
    0.5 miles
    2815 S Komensky Ave
    Chicago, IL 60623
    (773) 534-1560
    0.5 PK-8 986
  • Chicago Castellanos Elementary School Math: 21% | Reading: 27%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 4-8 | 601 students
    0.6 miles
    2524 S Central Park
    Chicago, IL 60623
    (773) 534-1620
    0.6 4-8 601
  • Chicago Madero Middle School Math: 13% | Reading: 9%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 335 students
    0.7 miles
    3202 W 28th St
    Chicago, IL 60623
    (773) 535-4466
    0.7 6-8 335

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