Keller Elementary Gifted Magnet School

Rank
10/
10
Top 1%
3.00 5 1 (2 reviews)
Keller Elementary Gifted Magnet School serves 242 students in grades 1-8.
Keller Elementary Gifted Magnet School placed in the top 1% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≥95% (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 90-94% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

Keller Elementary Gifted Magnet School places among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

Keller Elementary Gifted Magnet School's student population of 242 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 12 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 1-8
Total Students242 students
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Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
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School Comparison

Keller Elementary Gifted Magnet School is ranked within the top 1% 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 Keller Elementary Gifted Magnet School 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
#2 out of 3672 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≥95%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
90-94%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
23%
5%
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Hispanic
12%
26%
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Black
34%
17%
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White
28%
48%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.750.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
23%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
3%
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 Keller Elementary Gifted Magnet School is Chicago High School For Agricult Sciences (1.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Mount Greenwood Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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School Reviews

  3.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
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Challenging, close-knit community. My children thrived at this school.
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School administrators need to take action against bullying.
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