Key Elementary School (Closed 2014)

517 North Parkside Ave
Chicago, IL 60644
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Key Elementary School served 303 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 28% (which was lower than the Illinois state average of 58%) for the 2012-13 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 29% (which was lower than the Illinois state average of 58%) for the 2012-13 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 was higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.

School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students303 students
This chart display total students of Key Elementary School by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Key Elementary School by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Students by Grade This chart display the students of Key Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2013-2014 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(12-13)
28%
58%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Key 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 2012-13 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(12-13)
29%
58%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Key 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 2012-13 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio20:115:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Key Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Illinois by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
3%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Key Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Black
96%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Key Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
White
n/a
48%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Key Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Key Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score
0.080.68
This chart display the diversity score of Key Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Illinois by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
97%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Key Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
38%
27%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Key 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 299 School District
Source: 2013-2014 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Key Elementary School is Douglass Academy High School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Ellington Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Chicago Douglass Academy High School Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 101 students
    0.1 miles
    543 N Waller Ave
    Chicago, IL 60644
    (773) 534-6176
    0.1 9-12 101
  • Chicago Ellington Elementary School Math: 10% | Reading: 23%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 515 students
    0.3 miles
    243 N Parkside Ave
    Chicago, IL 60644
    (773) 534-6361
    0.3 PK-8 515
  • Chicago Austin College And Career Academy High School Magnet School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 214 students
    0.4 miles
    231 N Pine Ave
    Chicago, IL 60644
    (773) 534-0660
    0.4 9-12 214
  • Chicago Howe Elementary School Math: 5% | Reading: 7%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 480 students
    0.4 miles
    720 N Lorel Ave
    Chicago, IL 60644
    (773) 534-6060
    0.4 PK-8 480
  • Chicago Catalyst Charter-circle Rock Elementary School Charter School
    Math: 9% | Reading: 14%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 521 students
    0.5 miles
    5608 W Washington Bl
    Chicago, IL 60644
    (773) 945-5025
    0.5 K-8 521
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