6938 S East End Ave
Chicago, IL 60649
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
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Bottom 50%
Parkside Elementary Community Academy serves 240 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Parkside Elementary Community Academy 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 6-9% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 33%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 6-9% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 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).

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School Overview

Parkside Elementary Community Academy's student population of 240 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 13 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students
240 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
13 teachers
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School Rankings

Parkside Elementary Community Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,655 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Parkside Elementary Community Academy is 0.04, 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 Data
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State Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#3464 out of 3655 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
6-9%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
6-9%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
15:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
1%
26%
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Black
98%
17%
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White
1%
48%
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.04
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Eligible for Free Lunch
97%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
29%
27%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 240 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in IL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.04 (Btm 50%)

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