Lee Elementary School

  • Lee Elementary School serves 864 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 31% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Lee 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52%.

Top Placements

Lee Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

  • Lee Elementary School's student population of 864 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 43 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students864 students
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Total Classroom Teachers43 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Lee Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,679 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Lee 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#2160 out of 3679 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Lee Elementary School 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 Ratio20:115:1
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Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
97%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Lee Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
n/a
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Lee Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
White
3%
48%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Lee Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Lee Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.060.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
93%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Lee 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 Lunchn/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Lee Elementary School 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 299 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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