8401 S Saginaw Ave
Chicago, IL 60617
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Great Lakes Academy Charter Es serves 466 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
Great Lakes Academy Charter Es 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15-19% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 33%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year.

School Overview

Great Lakes Academy Charter Es's student population of 466 students has grown by 85% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
Total Students
466 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers (18-19)
22 teachers
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School Rankings

Great Lakes Academy Charter Es is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Great Lakes Academy Charter Es is 0.23, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#2467 out of 3655 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
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15:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
12%
27%
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Black
87%
17%
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White
n/a
47%
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.23
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Eligible for Free Lunch
48%
44%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Students: 466 students
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in IL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.23

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