9351 S Lowe Ave
Chicago, IL 60620
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Kipling Elementary School serves 294 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
Kipling 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10-14% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 33%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.

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School Overview

Kipling Elementary School's student population of 294 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
Total Students
294 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
17 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Kipling Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,655 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Kipling Elementary School is 0.06, 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 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#2505 out of 3655 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
10-14%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
15:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Kipling Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
2%
26%
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Black
97%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Kipling Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
n/a
48%
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Kipling Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Illinois by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score
0.06
This chart display the diversity score of Kipling Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Illinois by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
86%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Kipling Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
7%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Kipling 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.
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

School Reviews

  2.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
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Truly Kipling does not take the best interest of the students in mind. They don't care about what's best for the students; they do what they want to do.
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I agree whole heartedly with the previous commentor. Kipling is the worst school I have ever experienced. They do keep parents out of their childs educational loop. Kipling feels that they know what is best for YOUR child and they will tell the parents one thing while they are doing something totally different. They hide very pertinent information from parents. I have also experienced them telling my kids not to tell me whats going on in their classes. This is bad; and the District Officer of Kipling doesn't care as well. I have called and complained about Kipling and nothing was done. The food served at Kipling is not worth dogs eating. Kipling is always sending notices home asking for money and uses the money for personal gains instead.
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Students: 294 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in IL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.06 (Btm 50%)

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