Marquette Elementary School

6550 S Richmond St
Chicago, IL 60629
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2.00 5 1 (1 review)
Marquette Elementary School serves 1,169 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Marquette 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 14% (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 14% (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 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Marquette Elementary School's student population of 1,169 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 60 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students1,169 students
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Total Classroom Teachers60 teachers
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School Comparison

Marquette 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 Marquette Elementary School is 0.49, 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
#3061 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
14%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
14%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
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5%
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Hispanic
63%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Marquette Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
35%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Marquette Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
1%
48%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Marquette Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
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Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.490.68
This chart display the diversity score of Marquette 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 Marquette 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)
44%
27%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Marquette 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, middle school and elementary school to Marquette Elementary School is Catalyst Charter - Maria Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Chicago Catalyst Charter - Maria Elementary School Charter School
    Math: 11% | Reading: 16%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-12 | 1,071 student
    0.3 miles
    6727 S California Av
    Chicago, IL 60629
    (773) 993-1770
    0.3 K-12 1,071
  • Chicago Amandla Charter School Charter School
    Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-12 | 245 students
    0.5 miles
    6820 S Washtenaw Ave
    Chicago, IL 60629
    (773) 535-7150
    0.5 6-12 245
  • Chicago Fairfield Elementary Academy Math: 6% | Reading: 14%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 572 students
    0.5 miles
    6201 S Fairfield Ave
    Chicago, IL 60629
    (773) 535-9500
    0.5 PK-8 572
  • Chicago Mckay Elementary School Math: 8% | Reading: 14%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 801 students
    0.5 miles
    6901 S Fairfield Ave
    Chicago, IL 60629
    (773) 535-9340
    0.5 PK-8 801
  • Chicago Eberhart Elementary School Math: 12% | Reading: 18%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 1,386 student
    0.6 miles
    3400 W 65th Pl
    Chicago, IL 60629
    (773) 535-9190
    0.6 K-8 1,386

School Reviews

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Hi im a parent who child has been going to this school for 5 years.It was a good school until this year. When they turned the school into a track e school everything about the school changed.The staff they is horrible, The school is really unprofessional .
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