Price Lit & Writing Elementary School (Closed 2013)

4351 South Drexel Blvd
Chicago, IL 60653
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Price Lit & Writing Elementary School served 111 students in grades 4-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 55-59% (which was lower than the Illinois state average of 80%) for the 2011-12 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 55-59% (which was lower than the Illinois state average of 75%) for the 2011-12 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 was higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.

School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades 4-8
Total Students111 students
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Total Classroom Teachers7 teachers
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School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2012-2013 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(11-12)
55-59%
80%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(11-12)
55-59%
75%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
5%
26%
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Black
95%
17%
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White
n/a
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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Diversity Score
0.100.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
64%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
33%
2%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Price Lit & Writing 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 299 School District
Source: 2012-2013 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Price Lit & Writing Elementary School is King College Prep High School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Woodson South Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Chicago King College Prep High School Magnet School
    Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 599 students
    0.1 miles
    4445 S Drexel Blvd
    Chicago, IL 60653
    (773) 535-1180
    0.1 9-12 599
  • Chicago Woodson South Elementary School Math: 6% | Reading: 11%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 330 students
    0.2 miles
    4414 S Evans Ave
    Chicago, IL 60653
    (773) 535-1280
    0.2 PK-8 330
  • Chicago Robinson Elementary School Math: 21-39% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-3 | 121 students
    0.3 miles
    4225 S Lake Park Ave
    Chicago, IL 60653
    (773) 535-1777
    0.3 PK-3 121
  • Chicago Univ Of Chicago Chtr - Woodson Charter School
    Math: 15-19% | Reading: 6-9%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 214 students
    0.3 miles
    4444 S Evans Ave
    Chicago, IL 60653
    (773) 624-0700
    0.3 7-8 214
  • Chicago Ariel Elementary Community Academy Math: 14% | Reading: 23%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 519 students
    0.4 miles
    1119 E 46th St
    Chicago, IL 60653
    (773) 535-1996
    0.4 PK-8 519
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