1018 N Laramie Ave
Chicago, IL 60651
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Hay Elementary Community Academy serves 380 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Hay Elementary Community Academy 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 3% (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 11% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Rankings

Hay Elementary Community Academy ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

Category
Attribute

School Overview

Hay Elementary Community Academy's student population of 380 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students
380 students
This chart display total students of Hay Elementary Community Academy by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Gender %
This chart display gender of Hay Elementary Community Academy
Total Classroom Teachers
22 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Hay Elementary Community Academy by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Students by Grade
This chart display the students of Hay Elementary Community Academy by grade.

School Rankings

Hay Elementary Community Academy 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 Hay Elementary Community Academy is 0.25, 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 Data
This School
State Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#3507 out of 3655 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Hay Elementary Community Academy, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
3%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Hay Elementary Community Academy and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Illinois by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
11%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Hay Elementary Community Academy and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Illinois by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
15:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Hay Elementary Community Academy and the public school average student teacher ratio of Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
13%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Hay Elementary Community Academy and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
86%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Hay Elementary Community Academy and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
1%
48%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Hay Elementary Community Academy and the percentage of White public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Hay Elementary Community Academy and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Illinois by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Hay Elementary Community Academy.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score
0.25
This chart display the diversity score of Hay Elementary Community Academy and the public school average diversity score of Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
97%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Hay Elementary Community Academy 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)
41%
27%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Hay Elementary Community Academy 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.
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

School Reviews

Review Hay Elementary Community Academy. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
Rate this school:

Nearby Homes for Sale

Recent Articles

Life Beyond High School: The Innovative Frontier
Life Beyond High School: The Innovative Frontier
Exploring post graduation options for high school students.
Back to School: Getting Up to Date with Required Vaccinations
Back to School: Getting Up to Date with Required Vaccinations
Stay up to date on the current requirements for vaccinations for school-age children today, as well as some of the problems schools face when parents do not properly immunize their kids.
Utah on its Way to Banning Sex-Ed in Schools
Utah on its Way to Banning Sex-Ed in Schools
The new bill, which has already passed state lawmakers, would ban public schools from teaching about contraception or sexually transmitted diseases. If it is signed into law by the governor, it will be the most conservative law in the country regarding sex education in schools.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 380 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in IL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 3% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 11% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.25 (Btm 50%)

Quick Links