S T E M Academy

  • S T E M Academy serves 196 students in grades 7-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 8% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 13% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • S T E M Academy 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52%.

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School Overview

  • S T E M Academy's student population of 196 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 10 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students196 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of S T E M Academy
Total Classroom Teachers10 teachers
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School Comparison

  • S T E M Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,679 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has decreased from 22:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of S T E M Academy is 0.06, 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 School Rank (16-17)#3344 out of 3679 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
8%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
13%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:115:1
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Hispanic
2%
26%
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Black
97%
17%
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White
1%
48%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in S T E M Academy. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.060.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDolton 149 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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