Maya Angelou Elementary School

  • Maya Angelou Elementary School serves 294 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 10-14% (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 10-14% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Maya Angelou 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.

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School Overview

  • Maya Angelou Elementary School's student population of 294 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 17 teachers has grown by 30% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students294 students
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Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Maya Angelou Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,679 schools in Illinois (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Maya Angelou Elementary School is 0.33, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.67. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#3181 out of 3679 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)10-14%
32%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Maya Angelou 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)10-14%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Maya Angelou 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 Ratio17:115:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Maya Angelou Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
17%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Maya Angelou Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
80%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Maya Angelou Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
n/a
48%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Maya Angelou Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2005-06 school year data.
Two or more races
3%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Maya Angelou Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.330.67
This chart display the diversity score of Maya Angelou 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
93%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Maya Angelou 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
6%
2%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Maya Angelou Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHarvey 152 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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