Neal Math Science Academy

  • Neal Math Science Academy serves 576 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 5% (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 9% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Neal Math Science 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.

Top Placements

Neal Math Science Academy places among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

  • Neal Math Science Academy's student population of 576 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 43 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students576 students
This chart display total students of Neal Math Science Academy by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Gender % This chart display gender of Neal Math Science Academy
Total Classroom Teachers43 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Neal Math Science Academy by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Students by Grade This chart display the students of Neal Math Science Academy by grade.

School Comparison

  • Neal Math Science Academy 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 school's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Neal Math Science Academy is 0.49, 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 School Rank#3518 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Neal Math Science Academy, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
5%
32%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Neal Math Science 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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
9%
37%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Neal Math Science 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 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Neal Math Science Academy and the public school average student teacher ratio of Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Neal Math Science Academy and the percentage of Asian public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Hispanic
62%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Neal Math Science Academy and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
34%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Neal Math Science Academy and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
3%
49%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Neal Math Science Academy and the percentage of White public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Neal Math Science Academy and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Diversity Score0.490.68
This chart display the diversity score of Neal Math Science Academy and the public school average diversity score of Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Neal Math Science 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 Lunch
6%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Neal Math Science Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNorth Chicago 187 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

Show me:

School Reviews

Review Neal Math Science Academy. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
Should sixth graders be placed in elementary or middle school? We explore the pros and cons of the issue.
Learn 8 ways to guide your conversations with children when discussing high-profile acts of violence in schools.
Traditional Christmas carols, such as "Silent Night," may be sounds of the past on public school campuses. Learn about why schools are banning Christmas carols and how some parents are protesting the changes.