Madison Elementary School

7433 S Dorchester Av
Chicago, IL 60619
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Madison Elementary School serves 238 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Madison 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 6-9% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 33%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 10-14% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Madison Elementary School's student population of 238 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 13 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students238 students
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Total Classroom Teachers13 teachers
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School Rankings

Madison 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 Madison Elementary School is 0.06, 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
#3113 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
6-9%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
10-14%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
3%
26%
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Black
97%
17%
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White
n/a
48%
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Madison Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score
0.060.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
97%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Madison 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 (11-12)
28%
27%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Madison 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.
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 Madison Elementary School is Hirsch Metropolitan High School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is South Shore Fine Arts Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Chicago South Shore Fine Arts Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 11% | Reading: 15%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 398 students
    0.5 miles
    1415 E 70th St
    Chicago, IL 60637
    (773) 535-8340
    0.5 PK-8 398
  • Chicago Revere Elementary School Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 239 students
    0.6 miles
    1010 E 72nd St
    Chicago, IL 60619
    (773) 535-0618
    0.6 PK-8 239
  • Chicago Betty Shabazz Internl Charter School Charter School
    Math: 10-14% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 289 students
    0.7 miles
    7823 S Ellis Ave
    Chicago, IL 60619
    (773) 651-1221
    0.7 K-8 289
  • Chicago Hirsch Metropolitan High School Magnet School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 136 students
    0.7 miles
    7740 S Ingleside Ave
    Chicago, IL 60619
    (773) 535-3100
    0.7 9-12 136
  • Chicago Parkside Elementary Community Academy Math: 10-14% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 240 students
    0.7 miles
    6938 S East End Ave
    Chicago, IL 60649
    (773) 535-0940
    0.7 PK-8 240

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