Marsh Elementary School

9822 S Exchange Ave
Chicago, IL 60617
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Marsh Elementary School serves 759 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Marsh 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 16% (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 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).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Marsh Elementary School's student population of 759 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 40 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students759 students
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Total Classroom Teachers40 teachers
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School Comparison

Marsh 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 Marsh Elementary School is 0.15, 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
#2902 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
16%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
17%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
92%
26%
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Black
7%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Marsh 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 Marsh Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
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4%
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Diversity Score
0.150.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
91%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Marsh 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)
5%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Marsh 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 Marsh Elementary School is Bowen High School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Mireles Elementary Academy (1.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Chicago Mireles Elementary Academy Math: 9% | Reading: 14%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 540 students
    1.0 miles
    9000 S Exchange Ave
    Chicago, IL 60617
    (773) 535-6360
    1 PK-8 540
  • Chicago Taylor Elementary School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 453 students
    1.0 miles
    9912 S Avenue H
    Chicago, IL 60617
    (773) 535-6240
    1 PK-8 453
  • Chicago Gallistel Elementary Language Academy Magnet School
    Math: 13% | Reading: 20%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 796 students
    1.1 miles
    10347 S Ewing Ave
    Chicago, IL 60617
    (773) 535-6540
    1.1 PK-8 796
  • Chicago Bowen High School Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 294 students
    1.2 miles
    2710 E 89th St
    Chicago, IL 60617
    (773) 535-7650
    1.2 9-12 294
  • Chicago Learn Chtr - South Chicago Campus Charter School
    Math: 22% | Reading: 26%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 459 students
    1.2 miles
    8914 S Buffalo Ave
    Chicago, IL 60617
    (773) 722-8577
    1.2 K-8 459

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