Jackson A Elementary Language Academy

Rank
8/
10
Top 30%
5.00 5 1 (1 review)
Jackson A Elementary Language Academy serves 550 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
Jackson A Elementary Language Academy placed in the top 30% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 38% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 53% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

Jackson A Elementary Language Academy places among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

Jackson A Elementary Language Academy's student population of 550 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Awards Blue Ribbon School (2010)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students550 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

Jackson A Elementary Language Academy is ranked within the top 30% 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 Jackson A Elementary Language Academy is 0.75, which is more 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
#885 out of 3672 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
17%
5%
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Hispanic
31%
26%
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Black
33%
17%
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White
16%
48%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.750.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
43%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
10%
3%
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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 Jackson A Elementary Language Academy is Young Magnet High School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Galileo Elementary Math & Science Schol Acd (0.4 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Chicago Galileo Elementary Math & Science Schol Acd Magnet School
    Math: 47% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-8 | 571 students
    0.4 miles
    820 S Carpenter St
    Chicago, IL 60607
    (773) 534-7070
    0.4 K-8 571
  • Chicago Skinner Elementary School Math: 66% | Reading: 77%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: PK-8 | 1,100 student
    0.4 miles
    111 S Throop St
    Chicago, IL 60607
    (773) 534-7790
    0.4 PK-8 1,100
  • Chicago Young Magnet High School Magnet School
    Math: 91% | Reading: 91%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Grades: 7-12 | 2,157 students
    0.4 miles
    211 S Laflin St
    Chicago, IL 60607
    (773) 534-7500
    0.4 7-12 2,157
  • Chicago Stem Magnet Academy Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 60-64% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: K-8 | 435 students
    0.5 miles
    1522 W Fillmore St
    Chicago, IL 60607
    (773) 534-7300
    0.5 K-8 435
  • Chicago Chicago Virtual Charter School Charter School
    Math: 19% | Reading: 30%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-12 | 689 students
    0.7 miles
    38 S Peoria St
    Chicago, IL 60607
    (312) 267-4486
    0.7 K-12 689

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