Great Lakes Academy Charter Elementary School

Rank
7/
10
Top 50%
Great Lakes Academy Charter Elementary School serves 294 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
Great Lakes Academy Charter Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (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 50-54% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.

Top Placements

Great Lakes Academy Charter Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

Great Lakes Academy Charter Elementary School's student population of 294 students has grown by 48% over five school years.
The teacher population of 15 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-4
Total Students294 students
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Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
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School Comparison

Great Lakes Academy Charter Elementary School is ranked within the top 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 Great Lakes Academy Charter Elementary School is 0.20, 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
#1226 out of 3672 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:115:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
11%
26%
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Black
89%
17%
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White
n/a
48%
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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Diversity Score
0.200.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
87%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Great Lakes Academy Charter Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 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 Great Lakes Academy Charter Elementary School is Epic Academy High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Coles Elementary Language Academy (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Chicago Coles Elementary Language Academy Magnet School
    Math: 23% | Reading: 22%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 436 students
    0.3 miles
    8441 S Yates Blvd
    Chicago, IL 60617
    (773) 535-6550
    0.3 PK-8 436
  • Chicago Ninos Heroes Elementary Academic Center Math: 6% | Reading: 13%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 372 students
    0.4 miles
    8344 S Commercial Av
    Chicago, IL 60617
    (773) 535-6694
    0.4 PK-8 372
  • Chicago Epic Academy High School Charter School
    Math: 6-9% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 538 students
    0.5 miles
    8255 S Houston Ave
    Chicago, IL 60617
    (773) 535-7930
    0.5 9-12 538
  • Chicago Bowen High School Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 294 students
    0.6 miles
    2710 E 89th St
    Chicago, IL 60617
    (773) 535-7650
    0.6 9-12 294
  • Chicago Noble Street Chtr-baker Campus Charter School
    Math: 25-29% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 365 students
    0.6 miles
    2710 E 89th St
    Chicago, IL 60617
    (773) 535-6340
    0.6 9-12 365

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