Piccolo Elementary Specialty School

1040 N Keeler Ave
Chicago, IL 60651
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Bottom 50%
Serving 554 students in grades Prekindergarten-8, Piccolo Elementary Specialty School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤5% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 28%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 3% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 30%).
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 14:1.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 554 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • : Bottom 50% in IL
  • : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • : 3% (Btm 50%)
  • : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Piccolo Elementary Specialty School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

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School Overview

Piccolo Elementary Specialty School's student population of 554 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 45 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students
554 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
45 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Piccolo Elementary Specialty School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 3,426 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Piccolo Elementary Specialty School is 0.50, 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.
This School
State Level (IL)
#3370 out of 3426 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart displays the overall school rank of Piccolo Elementary Specialty School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
(20-21)
≤5%
28%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Piccolo Elementary Specialty 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 2020-21 school year data.
3%
30%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Piccolo Elementary Specialty 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 2021-22 school year data.
15-19%
50%
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
14:1
This chart displays the student teacher ratio of Piccolo Elementary Specialty School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
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Asian
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5%
This chart displays the percentage of Asian students in Piccolo Elementary Specialty School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 1988-89 school year data.
Hispanic
58%
27%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Piccolo Elementary Specialty School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
41%
17%
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White
n/a
47%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Piccolo Elementary Specialty School.
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Illinois.
0.50
This chart displays the diversity score of Piccolo Elementary Specialty School and the public school average diversity score of Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
43%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Piccolo Elementary Specialty School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
34%
27%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Piccolo Elementary Specialty 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: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Piccolo Elementary Specialty School's ranking?
Piccolo Elementary Specialty School is ranked #3370 out of 3,426 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Illinois.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≤5% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 28% IL state average), while 3% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 30% IL state average).
How many students attend Piccolo Elementary Specialty School?
554 students attend Piccolo Elementary Specialty School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
58% of Piccolo Elementary Specialty School students are Hispanic, 41% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Piccolo Elementary Specialty School?
Piccolo Elementary Specialty School has a student ration of 12:1, which is lower than the Illinois state average of 14:1.
What grades does Piccolo Elementary Specialty School offer ?
Piccolo Elementary Specialty School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-8
What school district is Piccolo Elementary Specialty School part of?
Piccolo Elementary Specialty School is part of City Of Chicago SD 299 School District.
In what neighborhood is Piccolo Elementary Specialty School located?
Piccolo Elementary Specialty School is located in the Humboldt Park neighborhood of Chicago, IL. There are 16 other public schools located in Humboldt Park.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 554 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • : 3% (Btm 50%)
  • : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

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