Prussing Elementary School

4650 N Menard Ave
Chicago, IL 60630
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Prussing Elementary School serves 734 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Prussing 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 top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 26% (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 34% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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School Overview

Prussing Elementary School's student population of 734 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students734 students
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Total Classroom Teachers36 teachers
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School Comparison

Prussing 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 diversity score of Prussing Elementary School is 0.61, 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
#1922 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:115:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
7%
5%
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Hispanic
42%
26%
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Black
2%
17%
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White
46%
48%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.610.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
73%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
9%
3%
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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

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Prussing Elementary School is Vaughn Occupational High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Smyser Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Chicago Vaughn Occupational High School Math: ≤20% | Reading: 40-59%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 227 students
    0.5 miles
    4355 N Linder Ave
    Chicago, IL 60641
    (773) 534-3600
    0.5 9-12 227
  • Chicago Smyser Elementary School Math: 30% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 939 students
    0.6 miles
    4310 N Melvina Ave
    Chicago, IL 60634
    (773) 534-3711
    0.6 PK-8 939
  • Chicago Portage Park Elementary School Math: 21% | Reading: 29%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 950 students
    0.8 miles
    5330 W Berteau Ave
    Chicago, IL 60641
    (773) 534-3576
    0.8 PK-8 950
  • Chicago Beard Elementary School Math: 21-39% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-3 | 179 students
    0.9 miles
    6445 W Strong St
    Chicago, IL 60656
    (773) 534-1228
    0.9 PK-3 179
  • Chicago Beaubien Elementary School Math: 54% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-8 | 1,096 student
    0.9 miles
    5025 N Laramie Ave
    Chicago, IL 60630
    (773) 534-3500
    0.9 PK-8 1,096

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