James R Doolittle Academy

535 E 35th St
Chicago, IL 60616
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
James R Doolittle Academy serves 277 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
James R Doolittle Academy placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤5% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤5% (which is lower 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.

Top Placements

James R Doolittle Academy places among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

James R Doolittle Academy's student population of 277 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 15 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students277 students
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Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
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School Comparison

James R Doolittle Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 James R Doolittle Academy is 0.02, which is less 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
#3583 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤5%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤5%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
1%
26%
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Black
99%
17%
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White
n/a
48%
Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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Diversity Score
0.020.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
35%
27%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in James R Doolittle Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
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 James R Doolittle Academy is Chicago Military Academy High School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Pershing Elementary Humanities Magnet (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Univ Of Chicago Chtr-donoghue (0.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Chicago Chicago Military Academy High School Math: ≤10% | Reading: 11-19%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 309 students
    0.3 miles
    3519 S Giles Ave
    Chicago, IL 60653
    (773) 534-9750
    0.3 9-12 309
  • Chicago Chicago High School For The Arts Magnet School
    Math: 15-19% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 612 students
    0.4 miles
    2714 W Augusta Blvd
    Chicago, IL 60622
    (773) 534-9710
    0.4 9-12 612
  • Chicago Univ Of Chicago Chtr-donoghue Charter School
    Math: 17% | Reading: 26%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 534 students
    0.4 miles
    707 E 37th St
    Chicago, IL 60653
    (773) 285-5301
    0.4 PK-5 534
  • Chicago Pershing Elementary Humanities Magnet Magnet School
    Math: 13% | Reading: 28%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 587 students
    0.5 miles
    3200 S Calumet Ave
    Chicago, IL 60616
    (773) 534-9272
    0.5 PK-8 587
  • Chicago Dunbar Vocational Career Academy High School Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 439 students
    0.6 miles
    3000 S King Dr
    Chicago, IL 60616
    (773) 534-9000
    0.6 9-12 439

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