Mccutcheon Elementary School

4865 N Sheridan Rd
Chicago, IL 60640
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
5.00 5 1 (2 reviews)
Mccutcheon Elementary School serves 372 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Mccutcheon 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 17% (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 29% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Mccutcheon Elementary School's student population of 372 students has declined by 14% over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students372 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

Mccutcheon 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 Mccutcheon Elementary School is 0.70, which is more 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
#2392 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
17%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
17%
5%
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Hispanic
27%
26%
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Black
44%
17%
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White
7%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
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Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.700.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
92%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
42%
27%
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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 Mccutcheon Elementary School is Uplift Community High School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Goudy Technology Academy (0.4 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Chicago Goudy Technology Academy Math: 28% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 717 students
    0.4 miles
    5120 N Winthrop Ave
    Chicago, IL 60640
    (773) 534-2480
    0.4 PK-8 717
  • Chicago Uplift Community High School Math: ≤10% | Reading: 11-19%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 241 students
    0.4 miles
    900 W Wilson Ave
    Chicago, IL 60640
    (773) 534-2875
    0.4 9-12 241
  • Chicago Yccs-truman Middle College High School Magnet School
    Charter School
    Math: ≤5% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 10-12 | 221 students
    0.5 miles
    1145 W Wilson Ave
    Chicago, IL 60640
    (773) 907-4840
    0.5 10-12 221
  • Chicago Brennemann Elementary School Math: 23% | Reading: 35%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 436 students
    0.8 miles
    4251 N Clarendon Ave
    Chicago, IL 60613
    (773) 534-5766
    0.8 PK-8 436
  • Chicago Peirce Elementary Intl Studies School Math: 28% | Reading: 32%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 1,018 student
    1.0 miles
    1423 W Bryn Mawr Ave
    Chicago, IL 60660
    (773) 534-2440
    1 PK-8 1,018

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  
I went to McCutcheon in 1970. I loved going to school. The teachers and principal were fair and kind and my class was awesome!
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5  
I went to school at john t. in the 60's and I really loved the school my teachers name was miss thinger there were portable buildings on the back side, I think of it often one of my greatest memories.
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