646 North Lawndale Ave
Chicago, IL 60624
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Ryerson Elementary School served 390 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 41% (which was lower than the Illinois state average of 58%) for the 2012-13 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 27% (which was lower than the Illinois state average of 58%) for the 2012-13 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 was lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students
390 students
This chart display total students of Ryerson Elementary School by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Total Classroom Teachers
30 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Ryerson Elementary School by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Students by Grade
This chart display the students of Ryerson Elementary School by grade.

School Rankings

Definition of Terms 2013-2014 School Year Data
This School
State Level (IL)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(12-13)
41%
58%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Ryerson Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Illinois by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(12-13)
27%
58%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Ryerson Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Illinois by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
15:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Ryerson Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Illinois by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
2%
27%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Ryerson Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Black
98%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Ryerson Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
White
n/a
47%
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
All Ethnic Groups
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Ryerson Elementary School.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score
0.04
This chart display the diversity score of Ryerson Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Illinois by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
44%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Ryerson Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
31%
27%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Ryerson Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Source: 2013-2014 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

41% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 58% IL state average), while 27% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 58% IL state average).

How many students attend Ryerson Elementary School?

390 students attend Ryerson Elementary School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

98% of Ryerson Elementary School students are Black, and 2% of students are Hispanic.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Ryerson Elementary School?

Ryerson Elementary School has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the Illinois state average of 15:1.

What grades does Ryerson Elementary School offer ?

Ryerson Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-8

What school district is Ryerson Elementary School part of?

Ryerson Elementary School is part of City Of Chicago School District 299.

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