Lowell Elementary School

  • Lowell Elementary School serves 500 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 15% (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 20% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 51%.

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School Overview

  • Lowell Elementary School's student population of 500 students has declined by 19% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 33 teachers has declined by 15% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students500 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Lowell Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Lowell Elementary School is 0.33, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank#2714 out of 3,544 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15%
32%
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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20%
38%
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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Lowell Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
80%
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 2016-17 school year data.
Black
19%
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 2016-17 school year data.
White
1%
49%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Lowell Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis 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 Score0.330.68
This chart display the diversity score of Lowell Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
97%
46%
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 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
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 SD 299 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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