5545 W Harrison St
Chicago, IL 60644
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Plato Learning Academy Elementary School serves 387 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
Plato Learning Academy Elementary 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤5% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 33%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤5% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 35:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.

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School Overview

Plato Learning Academy Elementary School's student population of 387 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 11 teachers has grown by 120% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
Total Students
387 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
11 teachers
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School Rankings

Plato Learning Academy Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,655 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Plato Learning Academy Elementary School is 0.02, 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 Data
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State Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#3567 out of 3655 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤5%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤5%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
35:1
15:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
1%
26%
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Black
99%
17%
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White
n/a
48%
Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.02
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Eligible for Free Lunch
95%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
1%
3%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Students: 387 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 35:1
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in IL
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.02 (Btm 50%)

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