3500 W Douglas Blvd
Chicago, IL 60623
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤5% (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 ≤5% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.

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

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School Overview

Lawndale Elementary Community Academy's student population of 262 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 13 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students
262 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
13 teachers
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School Rankings

Lawndale Elementary Community Academy 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 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 Data
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State Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#3567 out of 3655 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤5%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤5%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
15:1
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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
n/a
48%
Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.04
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
26%
27%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 262 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in IL
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.04 (Btm 50%)

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