Ruiz Elementary School

2410 S Leavitt St
Chicago, IL 60608
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Ruiz Elementary School serves 698 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Ruiz 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 bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20% (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 30% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% 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

Ruiz Elementary School's student population of 698 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 42 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students698 students
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Total Classroom Teachers42 teachers
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School Comparison

Ruiz 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 Ruiz Elementary School is 0.08, 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
#2288 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
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5%
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Hispanic
96%
26%
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Black
1%
17%
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White
3%
48%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
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4%
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Diversity Score
0.080.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
94%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
8%
5%
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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 Ruiz Elementary School is Ihsca Charter High School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Finkl Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Chicago Finkl Elementary School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 359 students
    0.3 miles
    2332 S Western Ave
    Chicago, IL 60608
    (773) 535-5850
    0.3 PK-8 359
  • Chicago Ihsca Charter High School Charter School
    Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 749 students
    0.3 miles
    2520 S Western Ave
    Chicago, IL 60608
    (773) 890-8020
    0.3 9-12 749
  • Chicago Ijla Charter High School Charter School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 86 students
    0.3 miles
    2520 S Western Ave
    Chicago, IL 60608
    (773) 890-0055
    0.3 9-12 86
  • Chicago Pickard Elementary School Math: 30% | Reading: 27%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 443 students
    0.4 miles
    2301 W 21st Pl
    Chicago, IL 60608
    (773) 535-7280
    0.4 PK-8 443
  • Chicago Whittier Elementary School Math: 10-14% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 229 students
    0.4 miles
    1900 W 23rd St
    Chicago, IL 60608
    (773) 535-4590
    0.4 PK-8 229

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