Plato Learning Academy Elementary School

  • Plato Learning Academy Elementary School serves 387 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 8% (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.
  • 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 2017-18 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 20% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 11 teachers has declined by 47% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students387 students
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Total Classroom Teachers11 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Plato Learning Academy Elementary 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 school's student:teacher ratio of 35:1 has increased from 23:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Plato Learning Academy Elementary School is 0.03, 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#3489 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
8%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
7%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio35:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
1%
26%
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Black
99%
17%
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White
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49%
Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
Diversity Score0.030.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
95%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
1%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Plato Learning Academy Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
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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