Primary Academic Center (Closed 2013)

Primary Academic Center serves 147 students in grades Kindergarten-3. 
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 80-89% (which was approximately equal to the Illinois state average of 80%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 60-69% (which was lower than the Illinois state average of 75%).
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 was higher than the Illinois state level of 14:1.

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-3
Total Students
147 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
10 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

This School
State Level (IL)
(11-12)
80-89%
80%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Primary Academic Center and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Illinois by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
(11-12)
60-69%
75%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Primary Academic Center 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 2011-12 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
14:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Primary Academic Center and the public school average student teacher ratio of Illinois by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
American Indian
2%
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Primary Academic Center and the percentage of Asian public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
Hispanic
2%
27%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Primary Academic Center and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Black
95%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Primary Academic Center and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
White
n/a
47%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Primary Academic Center and the percentage of White public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2008-09 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Primary Academic Center and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Illinois by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Primary Academic Center.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
0.10
This chart display the diversity score of Primary Academic Center and the public school average diversity score of Illinois by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
51%
43%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Primary Academic Center and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
37%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Primary Academic Center 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.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
80-89% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 80% IL state average), while 60-69% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 75% IL state average).
How many students attend Primary Academic Center?
147 students attend Primary Academic Center.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
95% of Primary Academic Center students are Black, 2% of students are American Indian, 2% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Primary Academic Center?
Primary Academic Center has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the Illinois state average of 14:1.
What grades does Primary Academic Center offer ?
Primary Academic Center offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-3
What school district is Primary Academic Center part of?

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