Libby Elementary School

5300 S Loomis Blvd
Chicago, IL 60609
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Bottom 50%
Serving 281 students in grades Prekindergarten-8, Libby Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤5% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 28%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 10-14% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 30%).
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 53% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 281 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • : Bottom 50% in IL
  • : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Libby Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Libby Elementary School's student population of 281 students has declined by 18% over five school years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students
281 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
22 teachers
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School Rankings

Libby Elementary School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 3,426 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Libby Elementary School is 0.48, 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.
This School
State Level (IL)
#2940 out of 3426 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Libby Elementary School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
(20-21)
≤5%
28%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Libby Elementary School 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 2020-21 school year data.
10-14%
30%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Libby 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 2021-22 school year data.
15-19%
50%
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
14:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Libby Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
34%
27%
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Black
64%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Libby Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
1%
47%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Illinois.
0.48
This chart display the diversity score of Libby Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
43%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Libby Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
28%
27%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Libby Elementary School 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.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Libby Elementary School's ranking?
Libby Elementary School is ranked #2940 out of 3,426 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Illinois.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≤5% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 28% IL state average), while 10-14% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 30% IL state average).
How many students attend Libby Elementary School?
281 students attend Libby Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
64% of Libby Elementary School students are Black, 34% of students are Hispanic, 1% of students are White, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Libby Elementary School?
Libby Elementary School has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the Illinois state average of 14:1.
What grades does Libby Elementary School offer ?
Libby Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-8
What school district is Libby Elementary School part of?
Libby Elementary School is part of City Of Chicago SD 299 School District.
In what neighborhood is Libby Elementary School located?
Libby Elementary School is located in the Back of the Yards neighborhood of Chicago, IL. There are 14 other public schools located in Back of the Yards.

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First Day of School
August 26, 2024 (Monday)

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 281 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

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