Murray Elementary Language Academy

  • Murray Elementary Language Academy serves 520 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 25% (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 30% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 51%.

School Overview

  • Murray Elementary Language Academy's student population of 520 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students520 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Murray Elementary Language Academy's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Murray Elementary Language Academy is 0.21, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank#1439 out of 3,544 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
32%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:116:1
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Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
5%
26%
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Black
89%
17%
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White
1%
49%
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Two or more races
4%
3%
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Diversity Score0.210.67
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Eligible for Free Lunch
56%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCity of Chicago SD 299 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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