Nightingale Elementary School

  • Nightingale Elementary School serves 1,270 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 15% (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 15% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 16:1.

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School Overview

  • Nightingale Elementary School's student population of 1,270 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 62 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students1,270 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Nightingale Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers62 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Nightingale Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Nightingale Elementary School is 0.00, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.32. 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#2653 out of 3,544 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15%
32%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
15%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Nightingale 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 Ratio20:116:1
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Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
100%
26%
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Black
n/a
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Nightingale Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
White
n/a
49%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Nightingale Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Nightingale Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Scoren/a0.32
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Eligible for Free Lunch
96%
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 Nightingale Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2012-13 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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