Jackson A Elementary Language Academy serves 506 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 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 37% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 33%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 51% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year.
Minority enrollment is 85% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 53% (majority Hispanic and Black).

School Overview

Jackson A Elementary Language Academy's student population of 506 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
Total Students
506 students
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Total Classroom Teachers (18-19)
35 teachers
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School Rankings

Jackson A Elementary Language Academy is ranked within the top 30% of all 3,655 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Jackson A Elementary Language Academy is 0.76, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#961 out of 3655 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
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15:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
20%
5%
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Hispanic
33%
27%
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Black
27%
17%
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White
15%
47%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.76
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Eligible for Free Lunch
47%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
10%
3%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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5   9/9/2017
great school
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Students: 506 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 85%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in IL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 37% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 51% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.76

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