55 W Cermak Rd
Chicago, IL 60616
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
National Teachers Elementary Academy serves 723 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
National Teachers 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 24% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 33%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 31% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

National Teachers Elementary Academy's student population of 723 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 41 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students
723 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
41 teachers
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School Rankings

National Teachers Elementary Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,655 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of National Teachers Elementary Academy is 0.37, 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 Data
This School
State Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#2138 out of 3655 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
15:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
4%
5%
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Hispanic
7%
26%
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Black
79%
17%
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White
7%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.37
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Eligible for Free Lunch
77%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
40%
27%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 723 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 93%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in IL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 24% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 31% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.37 (Btm 50%)

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