Prussing Elementary School

4650 N Menard Ave
Chicago, IL 60630
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Prussing Elementary School serves 666 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
Prussing Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 28% (which is equal to the Illinois state average of 28%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 53% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 666 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 56%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in IL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 28% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 25% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Prussing Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

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School Overview

Prussing Elementary School's student population of 666 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 45 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
Total Students
666 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
45 teachers
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School Rankings

Prussing Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 3,663 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#1531 out of 3663 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
28%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
32%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
8%
5%
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Hispanic
44%
27%
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Black
2%
17%
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White
44%
47%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.61
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Eligible for Free Lunch
73%
43%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
9%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Prussing 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.
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Prussing Elementary School's ranking?
Prussing Elementary School is ranked #1531 out of 3,663 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Illinois.
What schools are Prussing Elementary School often compared to?
Prussing Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Beaubien Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
28% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 28% IL state average), while 25% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 32% IL state average).
How many students attend Prussing Elementary School?
666 students attend Prussing Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
44% of Prussing Elementary School students are Hispanic, 44% of students are White, 8% of students are Asian, 2% of students are Black, and 2% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Prussing Elementary School?
Prussing Elementary School has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the Illinois state average of 14:1.
What grades does Prussing Elementary School offer ?
Prussing Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-8
What school district is Prussing Elementary School part of?
Prussing Elementary School is part of City Of Chicago SD 299 School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 666 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 56%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 28% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 25% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

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