Peabody Elementary School (Closed 2014)

1444 West Augusta Blvd
Chicago, IL 60642
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Peabody Elementary School served 263 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 25-29% (which was lower than the Illinois state average of 58%) for the 2012-13 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 30-34% (which was lower than the Illinois state average of 58%) for the 2012-13 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 was equal to the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment was 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which was higher than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students
263 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
18 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Definition of Terms 2013-2014 School Year Data
This School
State Level (IL)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(12-13)
25-29%
58%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Peabody 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 2012-13 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(12-13)
30-34%
58%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Peabody 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 2012-13 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Peabody Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Illinois by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
75%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Peabody Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Black
23%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Peabody Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
White
1%
48%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Peabody Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
All Ethnic Groups
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Peabody Elementary School.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score
0.39
This chart display the diversity score of Peabody Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Illinois by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Peabody Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
47%
27%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Peabody Elementary School 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.
Source: 2013-2014 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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