Ninos Heroes Elementary Academic Center

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Bottom 50%
Ninos Heroes Elementary Academic Center serves 372 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Ninos Heroes Elementary Academic Center 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 percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 6% (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 13% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

Ninos Heroes Elementary Academic Center places among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

Ninos Heroes Elementary Academic Center's student population of 372 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has declined by 22% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students372 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Ninos Heroes Elementary Academic Center
Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
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Students by Grade This chart display the students of Ninos Heroes Elementary Academic Center by grade.

School Comparison

Ninos Heroes Elementary Academic Center 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 diversity score of Ninos Heroes Elementary Academic Center is 0.26, 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 Testing Rank
#3389 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Ninos Heroes Elementary Academic Center, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
6%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
13%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio22:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
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5%
Hispanic
14%
26%
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Black
85%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Ninos Heroes Elementary Academic Center and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
1%
48%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Ninos Heroes Elementary Academic Center and the percentage of White public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Hawaiian
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Two or more races
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4%
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Diversity Score
0.260.68
This chart display the diversity score of Ninos Heroes Elementary Academic Center and the public school average diversity score of Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
98%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Ninos Heroes Elementary Academic Center 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 (11-12)
35%
27%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Ninos Heroes Elementary Academic Center and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCity Of Chicago 299 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Ninos Heroes Elementary Academic Center is Epic Academy High School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Sullivan Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Great Lakes Academy Charter Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Chicago Epic Academy High School Charter School
    Math: 6-9% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 538 students
    0.1 miles
    8255 S Houston Ave
    Chicago, IL 60617
    (773) 535-7930
    0.1 9-12 538
  • Chicago Great Lakes Academy Charter Elementary School Charter School
    Math: 25-29% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-4 | 294 students
    0.4 miles
    8401 S Saginaw Ave
    Chicago, IL 60617
    (773) 530-3040
    0.4 K-4 294
  • Chicago Sullivan Elementary School Math: 9% | Reading: 15%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 513 students
    0.4 miles
    8331 S Mackinaw Ave
    Chicago, IL 60617
    (773) 535-6585
    0.4 PK-8 513
  • Chicago Camelot Safe Academy School Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 4-12 | 15 students
    0.6 miles
    7877 S Coles Ave
    Chicago, IL 60649
    (773) 902-2487
    0.6 4-12 15
  • Chicago Noble Street Chtr-baker Campus Charter School
    Math: 25-29% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 365 students
    0.7 miles
    2710 E 89th St
    Chicago, IL 60617
    (773) 535-6340
    0.7 9-12 365

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