Metcalfe Elementary Community Academy

  • Metcalfe Elementary Community Academy serves 377 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 3% (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 7% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Metcalfe Elementary Community Academy 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 student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.

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School Overview

  • Metcalfe Elementary Community Academy's student population of 377 students has declined by 22% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 19 teachers has declined by 26% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students377 students
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Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Metcalfe Elementary Community Academy 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 school's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Metcalfe Elementary Community Academy is 0.05, 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#3642 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
3%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
7%
37%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Metcalfe Elementary Community Academy 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 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio20:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
n/a
26%
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Black
100%
17%
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White
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49%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Metcalfe Elementary Community Academy and the percentage of White public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 1992-93 school year data.
Hawaiian
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Two or more races
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3%
Diversity Score0.050.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Metcalfe Elementary Community Academy 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 Lunch (11-12)
43%
27%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Metcalfe Elementary Community Academy 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

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