Ryerson Elementary School (Closed 2014)

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.
  • Ryerson 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 2012-13 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 was lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.

School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students390 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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Students by Grade This chart display the students of Ryerson Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2013-2014 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank (12-13)#3263 out of 3678 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
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 Ratio13:115:1
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
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n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
2%
26%
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Black
98%
17%
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White
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48%
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 Score0.040.68
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%
47%
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 Lunchn/a
2%
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.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCity Of Chicago 299 School District
Source: 2013-2014 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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