Mays Elementary Academy

  • Mays Elementary Academy serves 410 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 12% (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 13% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Illinois state level of 16:1.

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School Overview

  • Mays Elementary Academy's student population of 410 students has declined by 14% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 26 teachers has declined by 16% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students410 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Mays Elementary Academy's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Mays Elementary Academy is 0.00, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank#3216 out of 3,544 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
12%
32%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
13%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
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Hispanic
n/a
26%
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Black
100%
17%
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White
n/a
49%
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Two or more races
n/a
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Mays Elementary Academy.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Scoren/a0.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
96%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mays Elementary Academy 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 SD 299 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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    Chicago, IL 60636
    (773)535-3394
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  • Chicago Bass Elementary School Magnet School
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    0.4 miles
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    Chicago, IL 60621
    (773)535-3275
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  • Chicago Kershaw Elementary School Magnet School
    Grades: PK-8 | 274 students
    0.4 miles
    6450 S Lowe Ave
    Chicago, IL 60621
    (773)535-3050
    0.4 PK-8 274
  • Chicago Robeson High School Magnet School
    Grades: 9-12 | 147 students
    0.5 miles
    6835 S Normal Blvd
    Chicago, IL 60621
    (773)535-3800
    0.5 9-12 147
  • Chicago Barbara A Sizemore Magnet School
    Charter School
    Grades: K-8 | 260 students
    0.6 miles
    6547 S Stewart Ave
    Chicago, IL 60621
    (773)651-1661
    0.6 K-8 260

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