Nkrumah Academy Charter Elementary School

Nkrumah Academy Charter Elementary School serves 178 students in grades Kindergarten-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 6-9% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Nkrumah Academy Charter Elementary School 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.

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School Overview

Nkrumah Academy Charter Elementary School's student population of 178 students has declined by 40% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students178 students
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Total Classroom Teachers (15-16)2 teachers
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School Comparison

Nkrumah Academy Charter Elementary School 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 Nkrumah Academy Charter Elementary School is 0.02, 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
#3543 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Nkrumah Academy Charter Elementary School, 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 Nkrumah Academy Charter Elementary School 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)
6-9%
37%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Nkrumah Academy Charter 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 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ration/a15:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Nkrumah Academy Charter Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Illinois by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
n/a
26%
Black
99%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Nkrumah Academy Charter Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
n/a
48%
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Nkrumah Academy Charter Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Illinois by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Nkrumah Academy Charter Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score
0.020.68
This chart display the diversity score of Nkrumah Academy Charter Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Illinois by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
91%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Nkrumah Academy Charter Elementary School 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)
48%
27%
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 Nkrumah Academy Charter Elementary School is Yccs Chtr - Chatham (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Schmid Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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