City Of Chicago 299 School District

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For the 2021 school year, there are 655 public schools serving 370,943 students in City Of Chicago 299 School District. City Of Chicago 299 School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Illinois.
The top ranked public schools in City Of Chicago 299 School District are Payton College Preparatory High School, Keller Elementary Gifted Magnet School and Northside College Preparatory High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Public schools in City Of Chicago 299 School District have an average math proficiency score of 23% (versus the Illinois public school average of 32%), and reading proficiency score of 28% (versus the 37% statewide average). This district's average testing ranking is 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Illinois.
Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Illinois public school average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

School District NameCity Of Chicago 299 School District
School District Phone Number(773) 553-2747
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (IL)
# of Schools655 Schools4,237 Schools
# of Students370,943 Students1,991,027 Students
# of Teachers17,696 Teachers127,285 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1

District Comparison

City Of Chicago 299 School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 863 school districts in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-2018 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 77% has increased from 70% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#572 out of 944 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
32%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of City Of Chicago  299  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of IL by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
37%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of City Of Chicago  299  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of IL by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
77%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of City Of Chicago  299  School District and public school graduation rate of IL by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.640.68
# of American Indian Students1,129 Students5,549 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
n/a
# of Asian Students15,298 Students101,185 Students
% Asian Students
4%
5%
# of Hispanic Students174,237 Students521,894 Students
% Hispanic Students
47%
26%
# of Black Students136,913 Students334,408 Students
% Black Students
37%
17%
# of White Students38,084 Students956,262 Students
% White Students
10%
48%
# of Hawaiian Students637 Students2,078 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students4,645 Students69,651 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
4%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:18,93679,846
# of Students in Kindergarten:25,165131,781
# of Students in 1st Grade:26,295137,164
# of Students in 2nd Grade:27,032139,494
# of Students in 3rd Grade:28,963145,006
# of Students in 4th Grade:28,315148,167
# of Students in 5th Grade:28,607150,672
# of Students in 6th Grade:27,594149,061
# of Students in 7th Grade:26,556148,598
# of Students in 8th Grade:26,407150,375
# of Students in 9th Grade:27,351158,615
# of Students in 10th Grade:28,395154,545
# of Students in 11th Grade:26,264149,814
# of Students in 12th Grade:25,063147,873
# of Ungraded Students: - 16

Fiscal Data Comparison

The revenue/student of $15,744 in this school district is less than the state median of $18,231. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $15,710 is less than the state median of $17,733. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017This School DistrictThis State (IL)
Total Revenue$5,840 MM$14 MM
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Spending$5,828 MM$14 MM
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Revenue / Student$15,744$18,231
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Revenue / Student$15,710$17,733
This chart display average spending per public school student in City Of Chicago  299  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in IL by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

City Of Chicago 299 School District Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Payton College Preparatory High School Magnet School
    Math: 97% | Reading: ≥99%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    1034 N Wells St
    Chicago, IL 60610
    (773) 534-0034

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,073 student
  • Rank: #2-42.-4.
    Keller Elementary Gifted Magnet School Magnet School
    Math: ≥95% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    3020 W 108th St
    Chicago, IL 60655
    (773) 535-2636

    Grades: 1-8 | 242 students
  • Rank: #2-42.-4.
    Northside College Preparatory High School Magnet School
    Math: 93% | Reading: 97%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    5501 N Kedzie Ave
    Chicago, IL 60625
    (773) 534-3954

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,061 student
  • Rank: #2-42.-4.
    Skinner North Elementary School Math: 95% | Reading: 95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    640 W Scott St
    Chicago, IL 60610
    (773) 534-8500

    Grades: K-8 | 494 students
  • Rank: #5-75.-7.
    Decatur Classical Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 85-89% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    7030 N Sacramento Av
    Chicago, IL 60645
    (773) 534-2201

    Grades: K-6 | 281 students
  • Rank: #5-75.-7.
    Edison Elementary Regional Gifted Center Magnet School
    Math: 85-89% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    4929 N Sawyer Ave
    Chicago, IL 60625
    (773) 534-0540

    Grades: K-8 | 271 students
  • Rank: #5-75.-7.
    Mcdade Elementary Classical School Magnet School
    Math: 85-89% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    8801 S Indiana Ave
    Chicago, IL 60619
    (773) 535-3669

    Grades: K-6 | 195 students
  • Rank: #88.
    Young Magnet High School Magnet School
    Math: 91% | Reading: 91%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    211 S Laflin St
    Chicago, IL 60607
    (773) 534-7500

    Grades: 7-12 | 2,157 students
  • Rank: #99.
    Jones College Prep High School Magnet School
    Math: 90% | Reading: 90%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    700 S State St
    Chicago, IL 60605
    (773) 534-8600

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,861 student
  • Rank: #1010.
    Lenart Elementary Regional Gifted Center Magnet School
    Math: 85-89% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    8101 S La Salle St
    Chicago, IL 60620
    (773) 535-0040

    Grades: PK-8 | 284 students
  • Rank: #1111.
    Lane Technical High School Magnet School
    Math: 86% | Reading: 86%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    2501 W Addison St
    Chicago, IL 60618
    (773) 534-5400

    Grades: 7-12 | 4,429 students
  • Rank: #1212.
    Lincoln Elementary School Math: 75% | Reading: 86%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    615 W Kemper Pl
    Chicago, IL 60614
    (773) 534-5720

    Grades: K-8 | 897 students
  • Rank: #1313.
    Hawthorne Elementary Scholastic Academy Magnet School
    Math: 78% | Reading: 79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    3319 N Clifton Ave
    Chicago, IL 60657
    (773) 534-5550

    Grades: K-8 | 567 students
  • Rank: #1414.
    Poe Elementary Classical School Magnet School
    Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    10538 S Langley Ave
    Chicago, IL 60628
    (773) 535-5525

    Grades: K-6 | 208 students
  • Rank: #1515.
    Skinner Elementary School Math: 66% | Reading: 77%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    111 S Throop St
    Chicago, IL 60607
    (773) 534-7790

    Grades: PK-8 | 1,100 student
  • Rank: #1616.
    Edgebrook Elementary School Math: 64% | Reading: 73%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    6525 N Hiawatha Ave
    Chicago, IL 60646
    (773) 534-1194

    Grades: K-8 | 512 students
  • Rank: #1717.
    Alcott Elementary School Math: 69% | Reading: 67%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    2625 N Orchard St
    Chicago, IL 60614
    (773) 534-5460

    Grades: PK-8 | 630 students
  • Rank: #1818.
    Stem Magnet Academy Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 60-64% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    1522 W Fillmore St
    Chicago, IL 60607
    (773) 534-7300

    Grades: K-8 | 435 students
  • Rank: #1919.
    Bell Elementary School Math: 64% | Reading: 69%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    3730 N Oakley Ave
    Chicago, IL 60618
    (773) 534-5150

    Grades: K-8 | 958 students
  • Rank: #2020.
    Mayer Elementary School Math: 61% | Reading: 71%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    2250 N Clifton Ave
    Chicago, IL 60614
    (773) 534-5535

    Grades: PK-8 | 766 students
  • Rank: #2121.
    Blaine Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    1420 W Grace St
    Chicago, IL 60613
    (773) 534-5750

    Grades: PK-8 | 885 students
  • Rank: #2222.
    Mount Greenwood Elementary School Math: 61% | Reading: 68%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    10841 S Homan Ave
    Chicago, IL 60655
    (773) 535-2786

    Grades: K-8 | 1,124 student
  • Rank: #2323.
    Ebinger Elementary School Math: 58% | Reading: 68%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    7350 W Pratt Ave
    Chicago, IL 60631
    (773) 534-1070

    Grades: K-8 | 831 students
  • Rank: #2424.
    Prescott Elementary School Math: 55% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    1632 W Wrightwood Av
    Chicago, IL 60614
    (773) 534-5505

    Grades: PK-8 | 432 students
  • Rank: #2525.
    Oriole Park Elementary School Math: 60% | Reading: 62%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    5424 N Oketo Ave
    Chicago, IL 60656
    (773) 534-1201

    Grades: PK-8 | 751 students
  • Rank: #2626.
    Haines Elementary School Math: 67% | Reading: 58%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    247 W 23rd Pl
    Chicago, IL 60616
    (773) 534-9200

    Grades: PK-8 | 687 students
  • Rank: #2727.
    Coonley Elementary School Math: 58% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    4046 N Leavitt St
    Chicago, IL 60618
    (773) 534-5140

    Grades: K-8 | 1,008 student
  • Rank: #2828.
    Burley Elementary School Math: 55% | Reading: 65%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    1630 W Barry Ave
    Chicago, IL 60657
    (773) 534-5475

    Grades: PK-8 | 533 students
  • Rank: #2929.
    Drummond Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    1845 W Cortland St
    Chicago, IL 60622
    (773) 534-4120

    Grades: PK-8 | 349 students
  • Rank: #3030.
    Beaubien Elementary School Math: 54% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    5025 N Laramie Ave
    Chicago, IL 60630
    (773) 534-3500

    Grades: PK-8 | 1,096 student
  • Rank: #3131.
    Wildwood Elementary School Math: 52% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    6950 N Hiawatha Ave
    Chicago, IL 60646
    (773) 534-1188

    Grades: K-8 | 494 students
  • Rank: #3232.
    Sauganash Elementary School Math: 54% | Reading: 61%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    6040 N Kilpatrick Av
    Chicago, IL 60646
    (773) 534-3470

    Grades: K-8 | 605 students
  • Rank: #3333.
    Lasalle II Language Academy Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 55% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1148 N Honore St
    Chicago, IL 60622
    (773) 534-0490

    Grades: PK-8 | 590 students
  • Rank: #3434.
    Healy Elementary School Math: 60% | Reading: 54%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    3010 S Parnell Ave
    Chicago, IL 60616
    (773) 534-9190

    Grades: PK-8 | 1,420 student
  • Rank: #3535.
    Stone Elementary Scholastic Academy Magnet School
    Math: 50% | Reading: 61%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    6239 N Leavitt St
    Chicago, IL 60659
    (773) 534-2045

    Grades: K-8 | 627 students
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