Nash Elementary School

4837 W Erie St
Chicago, IL 60644
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Nash Elementary School serves 274 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Nash 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 6-9% (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 10-14% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.

Top Placements

Nash Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

Nash Elementary School's student population of 274 students has declined by 17% over five school years.
The teacher population of 16 teachers has declined by 23% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students274 students
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Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
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School Comparison

Nash Elementary School 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 diversity score of Nash Elementary School is 0.08, 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 Testing Rank
#3298 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
6-9%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
10-14%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
3%
26%
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Black
96%
17%
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White
n/a
48%
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.080.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
98%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Nash 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 Lunch (11-12)
36%
27%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Nash 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 to Nash Elementary School is Camelot Safe Academy - Garfield Park (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Kipp Academy Chicago Campus (0.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Chicago Kipp Academy Chicago Campus Charter School
    Math: 17% | Reading: 23%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 5-8 | 347 students
    0.1 miles
    4818 W Ohio St
    Chicago, IL 60644
    (773) 938-8553
    0.1 5-8 347
  • Chicago Mcnair Elementary School Math: 12% | Reading: 9%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 395 students
    0.4 miles
    4820 W Walton St
    Chicago, IL 60651
    (773) 534-8980
    0.4 PK-8 395
  • Chicago Moving Everest Charter School Charter School
    Math: 10-14% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-3 | 362 students
    0.5 miles
    416 N Laramie Ave
    Chicago, IL 60644
    (312) 683-9695
    0.5 K-3 362
  • Chicago Spencer Technology Academy Elementary School Math: 13% | Reading: 5%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 554 students
    0.6 miles
    214 N Lavergne Ave
    Chicago, IL 60644
    (773) 534-6150
    0.6 PK-8 554
  • Chicago Camelot Safe Academy - Garfield Park
    Grades: 6-12 | 1 student
    0.7 miles
    230 N Kolmar Ave
    Chicago, IL 60624
    (773) 417-2045
    0.7 6-12 1

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