Parkside Elementary Community Academy

6938 S East End Ave
Chicago, IL 60649
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10-14% (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 10-14% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 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).

Top Placements

Parkside Elementary Community Academy places among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

Parkside Elementary Community Academy's student population of 240 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 13 teachers has declined by 23% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students240 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Parkside Elementary Community Academy
Total Classroom Teachers13 teachers
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School Comparison

Parkside Elementary Community Academy 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 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#3113 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
10-14%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
10-14%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
1%
26%
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Black
98%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Parkside Elementary Community Academy and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
1%
48%
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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Diversity Score
0.040.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
97%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
29%
27%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Parkside Elementary Community Academy 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 Parkside Elementary Community Academy is South Shore Intl Col Prep High School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is South Shore Fine Arts Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Chicago South Shore Fine Arts Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 11% | Reading: 15%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 398 students
    0.4 miles
    1415 E 70th St
    Chicago, IL 60637
    (773) 535-8340
    0.4 PK-8 398
  • Chicago Okeeffe Elementary School Math: 6% | Reading: 7%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 666 students
    0.5 miles
    6940 S Merrill Ave
    Chicago, IL 60649
    (773) 535-0600
    0.5 PK-8 666
  • Chicago Bouchet Elementary Math & Science Academy Magnet School
    Math: 11% | Reading: 17%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 615 students
    0.6 miles
    7355 S Jeffery Blvd
    Chicago, IL 60649
    (773) 535-0501
    0.6 PK-8 615
  • Chicago Madison Elementary School Math: 10-14% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 238 students
    0.7 miles
    7433 S Dorchester Av
    Chicago, IL 60619
    (773) 535-0551
    0.7 PK-8 238
  • Chicago Woodlawn Elementary Community School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 213 students
    0.7 miles
    6657 S Kimbark Ave
    Chicago, IL 60637
    (773) 535-0801
    0.7 PK-6 213

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