Harvard Elementary School

7525 S Harvard Ave
Chicago, IL 60620
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Harvard Elementary School serves 390 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Harvard 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 7% (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 10% (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.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Harvard Elementary School's student population of 390 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students390 students
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Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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School Comparison

Harvard 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 Harvard Elementary School is 0.02, 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
#3454 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
7%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
10%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
1%
26%
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Black
99%
17%
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White
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48%
Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
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4%
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Diversity Score
0.020.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
98%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Harvard 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.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
33%
27%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Harvard Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2011-12 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 Harvard Elementary School is Yccs-community Youth Dev Institutional High School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Deneen Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Chicago Deneen Elementary School Math: 7% | Reading: 8%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 519 students
    0.6 miles
    7240 S Wabash Ave
    Chicago, IL 60619
    (773) 535-3035
    0.6 PK-8 519
  • Chicago Westcott Elementary School Math: 8% | Reading: 11%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 390 students
    0.6 miles
    409 W 80th St
    Chicago, IL 60620
    (773) 535-3090
    0.6 PK-8 390
  • Chicago King Academy Of Social Justice Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 242 students
    0.7 miles
    644 W 71st St
    Chicago, IL 60621
    (773) 535-3875
    0.7 PK-8 242
  • Chicago Oglesby Elementary School Math: ≤1% | Reading: 5%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 492 students
    0.7 miles
    7646 S Green St
    Chicago, IL 60620
    (773) 535-3060
    0.7 PK-8 492
  • Chicago Yccs-community Youth Dev Institutional High School Charter School
    Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 10-12 | 156 students
    0.7 miles
    7836 S Union Ave
    Chicago, IL 60620
    (773) 723-9631
    0.7 10-12 156

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