Ravenswood Elementary School

4332 N Paulina St
Chicago, IL 60613
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Ravenswood Elementary School serves 527 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Ravenswood Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 28%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 41% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 53% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 527 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 55%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in IL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 41% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

Ravenswood Elementary School's student population of 527 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 40 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students
527 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
40 teachers
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School Rankings

Ravenswood Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Ravenswood 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#902 out of 3663 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
28%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
32%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
5%
5%
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Hispanic
30%
27%
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Black
8%
17%
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White
45%
47%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
12%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
46%
43%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
3%
3%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Ravenswood Elementary School's ranking?
Ravenswood Elementary School is ranked #902 out of 3,663 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in Illinois.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
35% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 28% IL state average), while 41% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 32% IL state average).
How many students attend Ravenswood Elementary School?
527 students attend Ravenswood Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
45% of Ravenswood Elementary School students are White, 30% of students are Hispanic, 12% of students are Two or more races, 8% of students are Black, and 5% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Ravenswood Elementary School?
Ravenswood Elementary School has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the Illinois state average of 14:1.
What grades does Ravenswood Elementary School offer ?
Ravenswood Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-8
What school district is Ravenswood Elementary School part of?
Ravenswood Elementary School is part of City Of Chicago SD 299 School District.

School Reviews

2   4/27/2011
If you have a child with special needs please do not send your child here. They don't give your child or you the support your child needs. I am very disappointmented by the schools lack of interest in my child with special needs. She has been there three years and they act as if she is new to their school. It's very frustrating. The principal is not professional at all. She needs to take some trainings to improve her people skills.
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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 527 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 55%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 41% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

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