Lowell Elementary School

3320 W Hirsch St
Chicago, IL 60651
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Lowell Elementary School serves 447 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Lowell 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 10% (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 17% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Lowell Elementary School's student population of 447 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has declined by 23% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students447 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Lowell Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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Students by Grade This chart display the students of Lowell Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

Lowell 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 Lowell Elementary School is 0.37, 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
#3097 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Lowell Elementary School, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
10%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
17%
37%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Lowell 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 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
77%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Lowell Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
20%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Lowell Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
2%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Lowell Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score
0.370.68
This chart display the diversity score of Lowell Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
97%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Lowell 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 Lunch (12-13)
2%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Lowell Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2012-13 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 Lowell Elementary School is Yccs-assoc High Schoole El Cuarto Ano High School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Casals Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Chicago Casals Elementary School Math: 27% | Reading: 33%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 442 students
    0.3 miles
    3501 W Potomac Ave
    Chicago, IL 60651
    (773) 534-4444
    0.3 PK-8 442
  • Chicago Stowe Elementary School Math: 7% | Reading: 11%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 674 students
    0.4 miles
    3444 W Wabansia Ave
    Chicago, IL 60647
    (773) 534-4175
    0.4 PK-8 674
  • Chicago Yccs-assoc High Schoole El Cuarto Ano High School Charter School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 10-12 | 143 students
    0.4 miles
    1116 N Kedzie Ave F4
    Chicago, IL 60651
    (773) 772-7170
    0.4 10-12 143
  • Chicago Cameron Elementary School Math: 9% | Reading: 14%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 773 students
    0.5 miles
    1234 N Monticello Av
    Chicago, IL 60651
    (773) 534-4290
    0.5 PK-8 773
  • Chicago Yates Elementary School Math: 3% | Reading: 7%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 446 students
    0.7 miles
    1839 N Richmond St
    Chicago, IL 60647
    (773) 534-4550
    0.7 PK-8 446

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