Hale Elementary School

6140 S Melvina Ave
Chicago, IL 60638
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
6/
10
Top 50%
Hale Elementary School serves 928 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
Hale 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 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 27% (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 33% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 76% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Hale Elementary School's student population of 928 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 48 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students928 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Hale Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers48 teachers
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School Comparison

Hale 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 Hale Elementary School is 0.41, 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
#1808 out of 3672 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:115:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
73%
26%
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Black
1%
17%
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White
24%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Hale Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score
0.410.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
71%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
10%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Hale Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2013-14 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 Hale Elementary School is Kennedy High School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Dore Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Chicago Dore Elementary School Math: 26% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 713 students
    0.6 miles
    6108 S Natoma Ave
    Chicago, IL 60638
    (773) 535-2080
    0.6 PK-8 713
  • Chicago Blair Early Childhood Center
    Grades: PK-2 | 180 students
    0.7 miles
    6751 W 63rd Pl
    Chicago, IL 60638
    (773) 535-2076
    0.7 PK-2 180
  • Chicago Kennedy High School Math: 20% | Reading: 27%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,688 student
    0.7 miles
    6325 W 56th St
    Chicago, IL 60638
    (773) 535-2325
    0.7 9-12 1,688
  • Chicago Kinzie Elementary School Math: 40% | Reading: 53%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-8 | 687 students
    0.7 miles
    5625 S Mobile Ave
    Chicago, IL 60638
    (773) 535-2425
    0.7 PK-8 687
  • Chicago Grimes Elementary School Math: 34% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 454 students
    1.0 miles
    5450 W 64th Pl
    Chicago, IL 60638
    (773) 535-2364
    1 PK-8 454

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