Mcdade Elementary Classical School

8801 S Indiana Ave
Chicago, IL 60619
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Mcdade Elementary Classical School serves 192 students in grades Kindergarten-7.
Mcdade Elementary Classical School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-49% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 28%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-59% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 53% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-7
  • Enrollment: 192 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in IL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40-49% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-59% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Mcdade Elementary Classical School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

Mcdade Elementary Classical School's student population of 192 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 13 teachers has grown by 44% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-7
Total Students
192 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
13 teachers
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School Rankings

Mcdade Elementary Classical School is ranked within the top 20% of all 3,663 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Mcdade Elementary Classical School is 0.17, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#432 out of 3663 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-49%
28%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-59%
32%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
14:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
2%
5%
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Hispanic
1%
27%
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Black
91%
17%
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White
1%
47%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.17
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Eligible for Free Lunch
36%
43%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
11%
3%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Mcdade Elementary Classical School's ranking?
Mcdade Elementary Classical School is ranked #432 out of 3,663 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois.
What schools are Mcdade Elementary Classical School often compared to?
Mcdade Elementary Classical Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Lenart Elementary Regional Gifted Center, Poe Elementary Classical School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
40-49% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 28% IL state average), while 50-59% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 32% IL state average).
How many students attend Mcdade Elementary Classical School?
192 students attend Mcdade Elementary Classical School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
91% of Mcdade Elementary Classical School students are Black, 4% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Asian, 1% of students are American Indian, 1% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are White.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Mcdade Elementary Classical School?
Mcdade Elementary Classical School has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the Illinois state average of 14:1.
What grades does Mcdade Elementary Classical School offer ?
Mcdade Elementary Classical School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-7
What school district is Mcdade Elementary Classical School part of?
Mcdade Elementary Classical School is part of City Of Chicago SD 299 School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-7
  • Enrollment: 192 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40-49% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-59% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

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