Mcdade Elementary Classical School

  • Mcdade Elementary Classical School serves 190 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 85-89% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 31%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 90-94% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 36%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Mcdade Elementary Classical School placed in the top 1% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 51%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Mcdade Elementary Classical School's student population of 190 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 11 teachers has declined by 15% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students190 students
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Total Classroom Teachers11 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Mcdade Elementary Classical School is ranked within the top 1% of all 3,544 schools in Illinois (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Mcdade Elementary Classical School is 0.15, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rankn/a
24%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)85-89%
31%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)90-94%
36%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
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Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
2%
26%
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Black
92%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Mcdade Elementary Classical School and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
1%
49%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
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 Mcdade Elementary Classical School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.150.31
This chart display the diversity score of Mcdade Elementary Classical School and the public school average diversity score of Illinois by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
33%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mcdade Elementary Classical School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCity Of Chicago 299 School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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