Kilmer Elementary School

  • Kilmer Elementary School serves 793 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 20% (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 27% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Kilmer Elementary School 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 51%.

Top Placements

Kilmer Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

  • Kilmer Elementary School's student population of 793 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 44 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students793 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Kilmer Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers44 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Kilmer Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Kilmer Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,679 schools in Illinois (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Kilmer Elementary School is 0.64, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.67. 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#2430 out of 3679 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20%
32%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Kilmer 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)
27%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Kilmer 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
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Kilmer Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Asian
11%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Kilmer Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
54%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Kilmer Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
24%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Kilmer Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
9%
49%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Kilmer Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
2%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Kilmer Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races 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 Kilmer Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.640.67
This chart display the diversity score of Kilmer 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
94%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Kilmer 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 Kilmer Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2012-13 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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