Nkrumah Academy Elementary School (Closed 2012)

Nkrumah Academy Elementary School served 150 students in grades Kindergarten-3.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was ≥80% (which was equal to the Illinois state average of 80%) for the 2010-11 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was ≥80% (which was higher than the Illinois state average of 75%) for the 2010-11 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 was higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.

School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-3
Total Students150 students
This chart display total students of Nkrumah Academy Elementary School by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Total Classroom Teachers8 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Nkrumah Academy Elementary School by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Students by Grade This chart display the students of Nkrumah Academy Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2011-2012 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(10-11)
≥80%
80%
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(10-11)
≥80%
75%
Student : Teacher Ratio19:115:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Nkrumah Academy Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Illinois by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
n/a
26%
Black
100%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Nkrumah Academy Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
White
n/a
48%
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Nkrumah Academy Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score
0.000.68
Eligible for Free Lunch
71%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Nkrumah Academy Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
2%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Nkrumah Academy Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCity Of Chicago 299 School District
Source: 2011-2012 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Nkrumah Academy Elementary School is Yccs Chtr - Chatham (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Nkrumah Academy Charter Elementary School (0.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Chicago Nkrumah Academy Charter Elementary School Charter School
    Math: ≤5% | Reading: 6-9%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 178 students
    0.0 miles
    314 W 108th St
    Chicago, IL 60628
    (773) 568-8000
    0 K-8 178
  • Chicago Schmid Elementary School Math: 6-9% | Reading: 6-9%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 186 students
    0.4 miles
    9755 S Greenwood Ave
    Chicago, IL 60628
    (773) 535-6235
    0.4 PK-8 186
  • Chicago Washington H Elementary School Math: ≤5% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 315 students
    0.5 miles
    9130 S University Av
    Chicago, IL 60619
    (773) 535-6225
    0.5 PK-8 315
  • Chicago Burnside Elementary Scholastic Academy Magnet School
    Math: 10% | Reading: 25%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 463 students
    0.6 miles
    650 E 91st Pl
    Chicago, IL 60619
    (773) 535-3300
    0.6 PK-8 463
  • Chicago Yccs Chtr - Chatham Charter School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 10-12 | 164 students
    0.6 miles
    9035 S Langley Ave
    Chicago, IL 60619
    (773) 651-1500
    0.6 10-12 164
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