Locke J Elementary School

2828 N Oak Park Ave
Chicago, IL 60634
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Locke J Elementary School serves 1,337 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Locke J 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20% (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 24% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Locke J Elementary School's student population of 1,337 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 71 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students1,337 students
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Total Classroom Teachers71 teachers
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School Comparison

Locke J Elementary School 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 Locke J Elementary School is 0.27, 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
#2509 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
85%
26%
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Black
2%
17%
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White
10%
48%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.270.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
91%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
9%
3%
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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 Locke J Elementary School is Steinmetz College Prep High School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Acero Chtr Roberto Clemente Cmps (1.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Chicago Steinmetz College Prep High School Magnet School
    Math: 9% | Reading: 8%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,262 student
    0.8 miles
    3030 N Mobile Ave
    Chicago, IL 60634
    (773) 534-3030
    0.8 9-12 1,262
  • Elmwood Park Acero Chtr Roberto Clemente Cmps Charter School
    Math: 14% | Reading: 21%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 548 students
    1.0 miles
    2050 N Natchez Ave
    Elmwood Park, IL 60707
    (312) 455-5425
    1 K-8 548
  • Chicago Lyon Elementary School Math: 26% | Reading: 34%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 1,411 student
    1.0 miles
    2941 N Mcvicker Ave
    Chicago, IL 60634
    (773) 534-3120
    1 K-8 1,411
  • Chicago Dever Elementary School Math: 35% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 780 students
    1.1 miles
    3436 N Osceola Ave
    Chicago, IL 60634
    (773) 534-3090
    1.1 PK-8 780
  • Elmwood Park John Mills Elementary School Math: 16% | Reading: 30%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 1-6 | 636 students
    1.1 miles
    2824 N 76th Ave
    Elmwood Park, IL 60707
    (708) 452-3560
    1.1 1-6 636

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