1734 N Orleans St
Chicago, IL 60614
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Lasalle Elementary Language Academy serves 560 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
Lasalle Elementary Language Academy placed in the top 30% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 33%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 47% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Rankings

Lasalle Elementary Language Academy ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

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School Overview

Lasalle Elementary Language Academy's student population of 560 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
Total Students
560 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
35 teachers
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School Rankings

Lasalle Elementary Language Academy is ranked within the top 30% 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 Lasalle Elementary Language Academy is 0.75, which is more 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
#1019 out of 3655 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
8%
5%
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Hispanic
21%
26%
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Black
30%
17%
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White
33%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.75
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Eligible for Free Lunch
33%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
3%
3%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

School Reviews

  3.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
1  
The new Assistant principal is great. She is very understanding to teachers and does her job well. I can''t say the same for the principal. He does not have effective systems in place on a day-to-day basis. As a result, the school does not run smoothly. He is able to see the forest but can''t put in place plans for individual trees. He is well intended but indecisive.
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5  
We love LaSalle, currently, our older son attends 2nd grade and will have a kindergartener joining next school year. The language program is great, my child enjoys it and we look forward to the 7th or 8th grade trip with his schoolmates! Extremely communicative teachers and principals, always get back to us when we reach out. Lots of opportunities to volunteer and be involved with the community. The best parent community I have seen quite honestly. A happy and engaged kid means happy parents!!
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Students: 560 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 67%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in IL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 47% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.75 (Top 1%)

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