Kershaw Elementary School

  • Kershaw Elementary School serves 274 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 10-14% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 16:1.

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School Overview

  • Kershaw Elementary School's student population of 274 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 15 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students274 students
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Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Kershaw Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Kershaw Elementary School is 0.04, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank#1957 out of 3,544 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)10-14%
32%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Kershaw Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Kershaw Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1
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Hispanic
2%
26%
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Black
98%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Kershaw Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Kershaw Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.040.68
This chart display the diversity score of Kershaw Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
91%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Kershaw Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Kershaw Elementary School 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 SD 299 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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