Mason Elementary School

4217 W 18th St
Chicago, IL 60623
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Mason Elementary School serves 379 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Mason 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% (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 12% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Mason Elementary School's student population of 379 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students379 students
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Total Classroom Teachers (11-12)28 teachers
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School Comparison

Mason 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 Mason 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
#3403 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
6%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
12%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ration/a15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
2%
26%
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Black
97%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Mason 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%
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 Mason Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score
0.060.68
This chart display the diversity score of Mason Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Illinois by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Mason 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)
35%
27%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mason 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 Mason Elementary School is Yccs-cca Academy High School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Legacy Elementary Charter School (0.0 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Chicago Legacy Elementary Charter School Charter School
    Math: 11% | Reading: 18%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 465 students
    0.0 miles
    4217 W 18th St
    Chicago, IL 60623
    (773) 542-1640
    0 K-8 465
  • Chicago Hughes C Elementary School Math: 10-14% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 249 students
    0.3 miles
    4247 W 15th St
    Chicago, IL 60623
    (773) 534-1762
    0.3 PK-8 249
  • Chicago Kipp Chicago Chrtrs - Ascend Academy Charter School
    Math: 15% | Reading: 18%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 896 students
    0.4 miles
    1616 S Avers Ave
    Chicago, IL 60623
    (773) 521-4399
    0.4 K-8 896
  • Chicago Penn Elementary School Math: 6-9% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 313 students
    0.5 miles
    1616 S Avers Ave
    Chicago, IL 60623
    (773) 534-1665
    0.5 PK-8 313
  • Chicago Yccs-cca Academy High School Charter School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 10-12 | 163 students
    0.6 miles
    1231 S Pulaski Rd
    Chicago, IL 60623
    (773) 762-2272
    0.6 10-12 163

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