Lasalle Elementary Language Academy

  • Lasalle Elementary Language Academy serves 562 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 44% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 57% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 66% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 51%.

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

School Overview

  • Lasalle Elementary Language Academy's student population of 562 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 33 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2015)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students562 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Lasalle Elementary Language Academy's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Lasalle Elementary Language Academy is 0.75, which is more 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#373 out of 3,544 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
32%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Lasalle Elementary Language Academy 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)
57%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Lasalle Elementary Language Academy 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 Ratio17:116:1
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Asian
8%
5%
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Hispanic
20%
26%
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Black
30%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Lasalle Elementary Language Academy and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
34%
49%
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Two or more races
8%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Lasalle Elementary Language Academy.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.750.67
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Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Lasalle Elementary Language Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2013-14 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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