Holden Elementary School

  • Holden Elementary School serves 506 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 36% (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 29% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Holden 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 bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Holden Elementary School's student population of 506 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students506 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Holden Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 3,679 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Holden Elementary School is 0.60, 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 School Rank (16-17)#1810 out of 3679 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
32%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Holden Elementary School 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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Asian
19%
5%
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Hispanic
59%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Holden Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
9%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Holden Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
13%
48%
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Two or more races
n/a
3%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Holden Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.600.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
89%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Holden Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2012-13 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

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