Piccolo Elementary Specialty School

  • Piccolo Elementary Specialty School serves 601 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 9% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Piccolo Elementary Specialty School 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.

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School Overview

  • Piccolo Elementary Specialty School's student population of 601 students has grown by 14% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 35 teachers has grown by 34% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students601 students
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Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Piccolo Elementary Specialty School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,679 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Piccolo Elementary Specialty School is 0.51, 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 School Rank (16-17)#3434 out of 3679 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
10%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
9%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
50%
26%
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Black
50%
17%
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White
n/a
48%
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Two or more races
n/a
3%
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Diversity Score0.510.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
2%
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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

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