Mireles Elementary Academy

  • Mireles Elementary Academy serves 540 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 12% (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 13% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52%.

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School Overview

  • Mireles Elementary Academy's student population of 540 students has declined by 23% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has declined by 17% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students540 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Mireles Elementary Academy 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 19:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Mireles Elementary Academy is 0.51, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.67. 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)#3176 out of 3679 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
12%
32%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Mireles Elementary Academy 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)
13%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Mireles Elementary 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio19:115:1
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Hispanic
48%
26%
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Black
51%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Mireles Elementary Academy and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
1%
48%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Mireles Elementary Academy and the percentage of White public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Mireles Elementary Academy.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.510.67
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Eligible for Free Lunch
96%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Mireles Elementary 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 Lunchn/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mireles Elementary 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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