Gray Elementary School

3730 N Laramie Ave
Chicago, IL 60641
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Gray Elementary School serves 1,160 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Gray 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 23% (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 26% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Gray Elementary School's student population of 1,160 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 67 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students1,160 students
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Total Classroom Teachers67 teachers
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School Comparison

Gray 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 Gray Elementary School is 0.26, 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
#2334 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
2%
5%
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Hispanic
86%
26%
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Black
2%
17%
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White
8%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.260.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
88%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
8%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Gray 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 Gray Elementary School is Foreman High School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Portage Park Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Chicago Portage Park Elementary School Math: 21% | Reading: 29%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 950 students
    0.6 miles
    5330 W Berteau Ave
    Chicago, IL 60641
    (773) 534-3576
    0.6 PK-8 950
  • Chicago Foreman High School Math: 6-9% | Reading: ≤5%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 798 students
    0.7 miles
    3235 N Leclaire Ave
    Chicago, IL 60641
    (773) 534-3400
    0.7 9-12 798
  • Chicago Reinberg Elementary School Math: 22% | Reading: 34%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 794 students
    0.7 miles
    3425 N Major Ave
    Chicago, IL 60634
    (773) 534-3465
    0.7 PK-8 794
  • Chicago Vaughn Occupational High School Math: ≤20% | Reading: 40-59%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 227 students
    0.9 miles
    4355 N Linder Ave
    Chicago, IL 60641
    (773) 534-3600
    0.9 9-12 227
  • Chicago Falconer Elementary School Math: 13% | Reading: 22%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 1,190 student
    1.0 miles
    3020 N Lamon Ave
    Chicago, IL 60641
    (773) 534-3560
    1 PK-6 1,190

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