Key Elementary School (Closed 2014)

517 North Parkside Ave
Chicago, IL 60644
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Serving 303 students in grades Kindergarten-8, Key Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 28% (which was lower than the Illinois state average of 58%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 29% (which was lower than the Illinois state average of 58%).
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 was higher than the Illinois state level of 14:1.

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
Total Students
303 students
This chart display total students of Key Elementary School by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Total Classroom Teachers
15 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 Rankings

This School
State Level (IL)
(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.
(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 Ratio
20:1
14:1
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%
27%
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
47%
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.
0.08
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%
43%
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.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
28% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 58% IL state average), while 29% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 58% IL state average).
How many students attend Key Elementary School?
303 students attend Key Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
96% of Key Elementary School students are Black, 3% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Key Elementary School?
Key Elementary School has a student ration of 20:1, which is higher than the Illinois state average of 14:1.
What grades does Key Elementary School offer ?
Key Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-8
What school district is Key Elementary School part of?
Key Elementary School is part of City Of Chicago School District 299.

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