Nash Elementary School

  • Nash Elementary School serves 329 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 6-9% (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 10-14% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 16:1.

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School Overview

  • Nash Elementary School's student population of 329 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 16 teachers has declined by 20% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students329 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Nash Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Nash Elementary School 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 21:1 has increased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Nash Elementary School is 0.11, 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#3363 out of 3679 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)6-9%
32%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)10-14%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Nash Elementary School 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 Ratio21:116:1
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Hispanic
5%
26%
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Black
94%
17%
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Two or more races
1%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Nash Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.110.67
This chart display the diversity score of Nash Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
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 SD 299 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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