Hitch Elementary School

  • Hitch Elementary School serves 592 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 39% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 42% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 57% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 51%.

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School Overview

  • Hitch Elementary School's student population of 592 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students592 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Hitch Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Hitch Elementary School is 0.62, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.67. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank#1041 out of 3,544 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
32%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Hitch Elementary School 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio20:116:1
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Asian
9%
5%
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Hispanic
44%
26%
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Black
n/a
17%
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White
43%
49%
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Two or more races
4%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Hitch Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.620.67
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Eligible for Free Lunch
62%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Hitch 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 SD 299 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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