Mckay Elementary School

  • Mckay Elementary School serves 801 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 6% (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 14% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Mckay 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Mckay Elementary School's student population of 801 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 39 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students801 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Mckay Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers39 teachers
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Students by Grade This chart display the students of Mckay Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Mckay Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 21:1 has increased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Mckay Elementary School is 0.36, 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)#3439 out of 3679 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
6%
32%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Mckay Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
14%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Mckay Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio21:115:1
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Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
23%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Mckay Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
77%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Mckay Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
n/a
48%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Mckay Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2003-04 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Mckay Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.360.68
This chart display the diversity score of Mckay Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
96%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Mckay Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mckay Elementary School 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 299 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Mckay Elementary School is Amandla Charter School (0.1 miles away)
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