Mireles Elementary Academy

9000 S Exchange Ave
Chicago, IL 60617
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Mireles Elementary Academy serves 483 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Mireles Elementary 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 6-9% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 28%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤5% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 14:1.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 483 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in IL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Mireles Elementary Academy ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

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School Overview

Mireles Elementary Academy's student population of 483 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has grown by 15% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students
483 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
30 teachers
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School Rankings

Mireles Elementary Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Mireles Elementary Academy is 0.52, 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
#3302 out of 3663 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
6-9%
28%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤5%
32%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
14:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
43%
27%
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Black
55%
17%
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White
n/a
47%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
43%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
40%
27%
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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 Mireles Elementary Academy's ranking?
Mireles Elementary Academy is ranked #3302 out of 3,663 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Illinois.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
6-9% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 28% IL state average), while ≤5% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 32% IL state average).
How many students attend Mireles Elementary Academy?
483 students attend Mireles Elementary Academy.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
55% of Mireles Elementary Academy students are Black, 43% of students are Hispanic, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Mireles Elementary Academy?
Mireles Elementary Academy has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Illinois state average of 14:1.
What grades does Mireles Elementary Academy offer ?
Mireles Elementary Academy offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-8
What school district is Mireles Elementary Academy part of?
Mireles Elementary Academy is part of City Of Chicago SD 299 School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 483 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

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