Prescott Elementary School

  • Prescott Elementary School serves 374 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 55-59% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 65-69% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 51%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Prescott Elementary School's student population of 374 students has grown by 15% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 19 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2019)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students374 students
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Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Prescott Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Prescott Elementary School is 0.69, which is more 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank#499 out of 3,544 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
32%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)65-69%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Prescott 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 Ratio20:116:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
5%
5%
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Hispanic
40%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Prescott Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
13%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Prescott Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
37%
49%
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Two or more races
4%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Prescott Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.690.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
45%
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 Prescott 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 SD 299 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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