Mcdade Elementary Classical School

  • Mcdade Elementary Classical School serves 195 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 80-84% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 90-94% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Mcdade Elementary Classical School's student population of 195 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 10 teachers has declined by 16% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students195 students
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Total Classroom Teachers10 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Mcdade Elementary Classical School is ranked within the top 1% 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 20:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Mcdade Elementary Classical School is 0.19, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#11 out of 3679 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)80-84%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)90-94%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:115:1
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Asian
3%
5%
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Hispanic
1%
26%
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Black
90%
17%
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White
2%
48%
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Two or more races
4%
3%
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Diversity Score0.190.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
2%
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: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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