Graham A Elementary School

4436 S Union Ave
Chicago, IL 60609
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Graham A Elementary School serves 352 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Graham A 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤5% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 28%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 6-9% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Illinois state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 53% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 352 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 74%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in IL
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Graham A Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

Graham A Elementary School's student population of 352 students has declined by 14% over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students
352 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
26 teachers
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School Rankings

Graham A Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,663 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Graham A Elementary School is 0.63, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#3321 out of 3663 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤5%
28%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
6-9%
32%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
51%
27%
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Black
22%
17%
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White
26%
47%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.63
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
43%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
44%
27%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Graham A Elementary School's ranking?
Graham A Elementary School is ranked #3321 out of 3,663 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Illinois.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≤5% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 28% IL state average), while 6-9% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 32% IL state average).
How many students attend Graham A Elementary School?
352 students attend Graham A Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
51% of Graham A Elementary School students are Hispanic, 26% of students are White, 22% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Graham A Elementary School?
Graham A Elementary School has a student ration of 14:1, which is equal to the Illinois state average of 14:1.
What grades does Graham A Elementary School offer ?
Graham A Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-8
What school district is Graham A Elementary School part of?
Graham A Elementary School is part of City Of Chicago SD 299 School District.

School Reviews

3   2/16/2023
great school.
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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 352 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 74%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

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