Jackson A Elementary Language Academy

1340 W Harrison St

Chicago, IL 60607

Tel: (773)534-7000
  • Jackson A Elementary Language Academy serves 566 students in grades KG-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the IL average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is more than the state average of 51%.
  • Jackson A Elementary Language Academy operates within the City Of Chicago 299 School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 566 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 32 teachers has grown by 6% over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2010)
Grades Offered Grades KG-8
Total Students 566 students
Jackson A Elementary Language Academy Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Jackson A Elementary Language Academy Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 32 teachers
Jackson A Elementary Language Academy Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by Grade Jackson A Elementary Language Academy Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same 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 18:1 16:1
Jackson A Elementary Language Academy Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
21%
5%
Jackson A Elementary Language Academy Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
30%
25%
Jackson A Elementary Language Academy Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
29%
17%
Jackson A Elementary Language Academy Black Students (1988-2015)
White
18%
49%
Jackson A Elementary Language Academy White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Jackson A Elementary Language Academy Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Jackson A Elementary Language Academy Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Jackson A Elementary Language Academy All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown IL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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 (1988-2015)
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.
46%
52%
Jackson A Elementary Language Academy Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2015)
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
2%
Jackson A Elementary Language Academy Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2003-2013)

District Comparison

  • City Of Chicago 299 School District's student population of 390,653 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $13,707 in this district is less than the state average of $16,005. The district revenue/student has grown by 14% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $15,765 is higher than the state average of $14,988. The district spending/student has grown by 19% over four years.
School District Name City Of Chicago 299 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
586
3
Number of Students Managed 390,653 753
City Of Chicago 299 School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $5,437 MM $12 MM
City Of Chicago 299 School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $6,253 MM $11 MM
City Of Chicago 299 School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $13,707 $16,005
City Of Chicago 299 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $15,765 $14,988
City Of Chicago 299 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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