Newberry Elementary Math & Science Academy

700 W Willow St
Chicago, IL 60614
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Newberry Elementary Math & Science Academy serves 566 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Newberry Elementary Math & Science Academy placed in the top 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 32% (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 36% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Rankings

Newberry Elementary Math & Science Academy ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

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School Overview

Newberry Elementary Math & Science Academy's student population of 566 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students
566 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
34 teachers
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School Rankings

Newberry Elementary Math & Science Academy is ranked within the top 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 Newberry Elementary Math & Science Academy is 0.67, 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
#1604 out of 3655 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
5%
5%
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Hispanic
27%
26%
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Black
48%
17%
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White
16%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.67
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Eligible for Free Lunch
63%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
13%
3%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

School Reviews

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 566 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 84%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in IL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 32% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 36% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.67 (Top 5%)

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