Lawndale Elementary Community Academy

3500 W Douglas Blvd
Chicago, IL 60623
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Lawndale Elementary Community Academy serves 262 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Lawndale Elementary Community Academy 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤5% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 6-9% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.

Top Placements

Lawndale Elementary Community Academy places among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

Lawndale Elementary Community Academy's student population of 262 students has declined by 31% over five school years.
The teacher population of 13 teachers has declined by 43% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students262 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Lawndale Elementary Community Academy
Total Classroom Teachers13 teachers
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School Comparison

Lawndale Elementary Community Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,672 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Lawndale Elementary Community Academy is 0.04, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#3543 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤5%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
6-9%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
2%
26%
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Black
98%
17%
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White
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48%
Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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Diversity Score
0.040.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
26%
27%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Lawndale Elementary Community Academy 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.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCity Of Chicago 299 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Lawndale Elementary Community Academy is Bridgescape Academy (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Dvorak Technology Academy Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Chicago Dvorak Technology Academy Elementary School Math: 8% | Reading: 6%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 391 students
    0.3 miles
    3615 W 16th St
    Chicago, IL 60623
    (773) 534-1690
    0.3 PK-8 391
  • Chicago Herzl Elementary School Math: 7% | Reading: 8%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 591 students
    0.3 miles
    3711 W Douglas Blvd
    Chicago, IL 60623
    (773) 534-1480
    0.3 PK-8 591
  • Chicago Learn Chtr - Butler Charter School
    Math: 19% | Reading: 32%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 582 students
    0.3 miles
    1132 S Homan Ave
    Chicago, IL 60624
    (773) 722-0200
    0.3 K-8 582
  • Chicago Bridgescape Academy Math: ≤5% | Reading: 6-9%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 587 students
    0.4 miles
    10928 S Halsted St
    Chicago, IL 60628
    (773) 468-1505
    0.4 9-12 587
  • Chicago North Lawndale Prep Chtr - Christ Magnet School
    Charter School
    Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 353 students
    0.4 miles
    1615 S Christiana
    Chicago, IL 60623
    (773) 542-1490
    0.4 9-12 353

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