Ryder Elementary Math & Science Spec School

8716 S Wallace St
Chicago, IL 60620
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Ryder Elementary Math & Science Spec School serves 395 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Ryder Elementary Math & Science Spec 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 10% (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 14% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.

Top Placements

Ryder Elementary Math & Science Spec School places among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

Ryder Elementary Math & Science Spec School's student population of 395 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students395 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

Ryder Elementary Math & Science Spec 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 Ryder Elementary Math & Science Spec School is 0.00, 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
#3222 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
10%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
14%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
n/a
26%
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Black
100%
17%
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White
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48%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
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4%
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Diversity Score
0.000.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
43%
27%
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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 Ryder Elementary Math & Science Spec School is Noble Street Chtr-hansberry Prep Slvr (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Gresham Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Chicago Gresham Elementary School Math: 12% | Reading: 13%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 326 students
    0.4 miles
    8524 S Green St
    Chicago, IL 60620
    (773) 535-3350
    0.4 PK-8 326
  • Chicago Jackson M Elementary School Math: 5% | Reading: 9%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 346 students
    0.4 miles
    917 W 88th St
    Chicago, IL 60620
    (773) 535-3341
    0.4 PK-8 346
  • Chicago Noble Street Chtr-hansberry Prep Slvr Magnet School
    Charter School
    Math: 10-14% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 628 students
    0.7 miles
    8748 S Aberdeen St
    Chicago, IL 60620
    (773) 729-3400
    0.7 9-12 628
  • Chicago Simeon Career Academy High School Math: 2% | Reading: 6%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,335 student
    0.7 miles
    8147 S Vincennes Ave
    Chicago, IL 60620
    (773) 535-3200
    0.7 9-12 1,335
  • Chicago Kipling Elementary School Math: 12% | Reading: 26%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 294 students
    0.8 miles
    9351 S Lowe Ave
    Chicago, IL 60620
    (773) 535-3151
    0.8 K-8 294

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