700 W Willow St
Chicago, IL 60614
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Newberry Elementary Math & Science Academy serves 417 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 bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 19% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 28%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 29% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2020-21 school year.
Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 53% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 417 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 90%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in IL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 19% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 29% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

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 417 students has declined by 27% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students
417 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
43 teachers
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School Rankings

Newberry Elementary Math & Science Academy is ranked within the top 50% of all 3,663 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Newberry Elementary Math & Science Academy is 0.57, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
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State Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#1745 out of 3663 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
19%
28%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
32%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
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15:1
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American Indian
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Asian
2%
5%
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Hispanic
23%
27%
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Black
61%
17%
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White
10%
47%
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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
0.57
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Eligible for Free Lunch
83%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
13%
3%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Newberry Elementary Math & Science Academy's ranking?

Newberry Elementary Math & Science Academy ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for: Largest percent of students eligible for free lunch (Top 20%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

19% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 28% IL state average), while 29% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 32% IL state average).

How many students attend Newberry Elementary Math & Science Academy?

417 students attend Newberry Elementary Math & Science Academy.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

61% of Newberry Elementary Math & Science Academy students are Black, 23% of students are Hispanic, 10% of students are White, 4% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Asian.

What grades does Newberry Elementary Math & Science Academy offer ?

Newberry Elementary Math & Science Academy offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-8

What school district is Newberry Elementary Math & Science Academy part of?

Newberry Elementary Math & Science Academy is part of City Of Chicago School District 299.

School Reviews

5   4/29/2022
Consider Newberry if you are looking for a great CPS school that has small class sizes (22 per class) amazing teachers (including a golden apple award winner) a strong principal (over 20 years at the school) a diverse student population. My 8th grader is going to Lane Tech and I have a 3rd grader who loves going to school. I''ve been on the LSC for 8 years and am very proud of the school and the community.
- Posted by Parent - Chris M
5   5/5/2008
At Newberry there are wonderful academic programs. There are some awesome teachers. Overall a wonderful school
- Posted by Student/Alumni - Johnj

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 417 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 90%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 19% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 29% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

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