Lowell Elementary School

3320 W Hirsch St
Chicago, IL 60651
(School attendance zone shown in map)
5/
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Bottom 50%
Serving 274 students in grades Prekindergarten-8, Lowell Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤20% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 28%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤20% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%).
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 53% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 274 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • : Bottom 50% in IL
  • : ≤20% (Top 50%)
  • : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute
Most improved public schools

School Overview

Lowell Elementary School's student population of 274 students has declined by 31% over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students
274 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
25 teachers
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School Rankings

Lowell Elementary School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 3,663 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Lowell Elementary School is 0.42, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (IL)
#2051 out of 3663 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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≤20%
28%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Lowell 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.
≤20%
32%
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 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
14:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
73%
27%
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Black
23%
17%
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White
2%
47%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.42
This chart display the diversity score of Lowell 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 Lowell 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 (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.
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Lowell Elementary School's ranking?
Lowell Elementary School is ranked #2051 out of 3,663 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?
≤20% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 28% IL state average), while ≤20% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 32% IL state average).
How many students attend Lowell Elementary School?
274 students attend Lowell Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
73% of Lowell Elementary School students are Hispanic, 23% of students are Black, 2% of students are White, and 2% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Lowell Elementary School?
Lowell Elementary School has a student ration of 11:1, which is lower than the Illinois state average of 14:1.
What grades does Lowell Elementary School offer ?
Lowell Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-8
What school district is Lowell Elementary School part of?
Lowell Elementary School is part of City Of Chicago SD 299 School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 274 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : ≤20% (Top 50%)
  • : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

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