Piccolo Elementary Specialty School

1040 N Keeler Ave
Chicago, IL 60651
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Piccolo Elementary Specialty School serves 601 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 9% (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 7% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Piccolo Elementary Specialty School's student population of 601 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has grown by 16% 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 3,672 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Piccolo Elementary Specialty School is 0.52, 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
#3457 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
9%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
7%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
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5%
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Hispanic
49%
26%
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Black
49%
17%
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White
1%
48%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.520.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
34%
27%
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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

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Piccolo Elementary Specialty School is Orr Academy High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Nobel Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Chicago Nobel Elementary School Math: 24% | Reading: 24%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 776 students
    0.4 miles
    4127 W Hirsch St
    Chicago, IL 60651
    (773) 534-4365
    0.4 PK-8 776
  • Chicago West Park Elementary Academy Math: 8% | Reading: 13%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 596 students
    0.4 miles
    1425 N Tripp Ave
    Chicago, IL 60651
    (773) 534-4940
    0.4 PK-8 596
  • Chicago Kipp One Academy Charter School
    Math: 15-19% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 418 students
    0.5 miles
    730 N Pulaski Rd
    Chicago, IL 60624
    (773) 938-8578
    0.5 K-6 418
  • Chicago Orr Academy High School Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 276 students
    0.5 miles
    730 N Pulaski Rd
    Chicago, IL 60624
    (773) 534-6500
    0.5 9-12 276
  • Chicago Cameron Elementary School Math: 9% | Reading: 14%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 773 students
    0.7 miles
    1234 N Monticello Av
    Chicago, IL 60651
    (773) 534-4290
    0.7 PK-8 773

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