Howe Elementary School

720 N Lorel Ave
Chicago, IL 60644
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Howe Elementary School serves 480 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Howe 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 5% (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 7% (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

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

School Overview

Howe Elementary School's student population of 480 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 16% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students480 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

Howe 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 Howe Elementary School is 0.06, 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
#3566 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
5%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
7%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
3%
26%
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Black
97%
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
0.060.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
97%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Howe 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)
37%
27%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Howe 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 Howe Elementary School is Yccs-austin Career Ed Cntr High School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Brunson Math & Science Specialty Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Chicago Yccs-austin Career Ed Cntr High School Charter School
    Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 10-12 | 143 students
    0.1 miles
    5352 W Chicago Ave
    Chicago, IL 60651
    (773) 626-6988
    0.1 10-12 143
  • Chicago Brunson Math & Science Specialty Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 4% | Reading: 6%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 479 students
    0.4 miles
    932 N Central Ave
    Chicago, IL 60651
    (773) 534-6025
    0.4 PK-8 479
  • Chicago Hay Elementary Community Academy Math: 6-9% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 380 students
    0.4 miles
    1018 N Laramie Ave
    Chicago, IL 60651
    (773) 534-6000
    0.4 PK-8 380
  • Chicago Moving Everest Charter School Charter School
    Math: 10-14% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-3 | 362 students
    0.4 miles
    416 N Laramie Ave
    Chicago, IL 60644
    (312) 683-9695
    0.4 K-3 362
  • Chicago Douglass Academy High School Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 101 students
    0.5 miles
    543 N Waller Ave
    Chicago, IL 60644
    (773) 534-6176
    0.5 9-12 101

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