Pickard Elementary School

  • Pickard Elementary School serves 468 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 25% (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 26% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 51%.

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School Overview

  • Pickard Elementary School's student population of 468 students has declined by 23% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 22 teachers has declined by 35% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students468 students
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Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Pickard Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Pickard Elementary School is 0.10, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.32. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank#2529 out of 3,544 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
32%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Pickard 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio21:116:1
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Hispanic
95%
26%
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Black
2%
17%
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White
3%
49%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Pickard Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.100.32
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Eligible for Free Lunch
97%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pickard 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.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCity of Chicago SD 299 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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