Jackson A Elementary Language Academy

1340 West Harrison St

Chicago, IL 60607

Tel: (773)534-7000
Grades K-8
553 students
Jackson A Elementary Language Academy serves 553 students in grades K - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the IL average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is more than the state average of 50%.
Jackson A Elementary Language Academy operates within the City Of Chicago 299 School District.

School Overview

The student population of 553 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has grown by 10% over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2010)
Grades Offered Grades K-8
Total Students 553 students
Jackson A Elementary Language Academy Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Jackson A Elementary Language Academy Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 33 teachers
Jackson A Elementary Language Academy Total Teachers (1989-2014)
Students by Grade Jackson A Elementary Language Academy Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.76 is more than the state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 18:1
Jackson A Elementary Language Academy Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
21%
4%
Jackson A Elementary Language Academy Asian Students (1990-2014)
Hispanic
29%
25%
Jackson A Elementary Language Academy Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
26%
17%
Jackson A Elementary Language Academy Black Students (1990-2014)
White
22%
50%
Jackson A Elementary Language Academy White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Jackson A Elementary Language Academy Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.76 0.31
Jackson A Elementary Language Academy Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
30%
47%
Jackson A Elementary Language Academy Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a
3%
Jackson A Elementary Language Academy Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2003-2013)

District Comparison

City Of Chicago 299 School District's student population of 396,641 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $12,535 is higher than the state average of $11,118. The district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $13,173 is higher than the state average of $11,218. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name City Of Chicago 299 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
682
3
Number of Students Managed 396,641 938
City Of Chicago   299 School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $5,104 MM $11 MM
City Of Chicago   299 School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $5,363 MM $11 MM
City Of Chicago   299 School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $12,535 $11,118
City Of Chicago   299 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $13,173 $11,218
City Of Chicago   299 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Young Magnet High School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Chicago Virtual Charter School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Galileo Elementary Math & Sci Schol Acd (0.4 miles away)
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    Grades: KG-8 | 559 students
    0.4 miles
    820 South Carpenter St
    ChicagoIL 60607
    (773)534-7070
    0.4KG-8559
  • Chicago Skinner Elementary SchoolMagnet School
    Grades: PK-8 | 895 students
    0.4 miles
    111 South Throop St
    ChicagoIL 60607
    (773)534-7790
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    Grades: 7-12 | 2197 students
    0.4 miles
    211 South Laflin St
    ChicagoIL 60607
    (773)534-7500
    0.47-122197
  • ChicagoStem Magnet Academy Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 334 students
    0.5 miles
    1522 West Fillmore St
    ChicagoIL 60607
    (773)534-7300
    0.5KG-5334
  • ChicagoChicago Virtual Charter SchoolCharter School
    Grades: KG-12 | 687 students
    0.7 miles
    38 South Peoria St
    ChicagoIL 60607
    (312)267-4486
    0.7KG-12687

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