Seward Elementary Communication Arts Ac

4600 S Hermitage Ave
Chicago, IL 60609
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Seward Elementary Communication Arts Ac serves 685 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Seward Elementary Communication Arts Ac 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 11% (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 15% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 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 Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Seward Elementary Communication Arts Ac places among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

Seward Elementary Communication Arts Ac's student population of 685 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has declined by 19% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students685 students
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Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
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School Comparison

Seward Elementary Communication Arts Ac 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 Seward Elementary Communication Arts Ac is 0.04, 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
#3159 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
11%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
15%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:115:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
98%
26%
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Black
n/a
17%
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White
1%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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Diversity Score
0.040.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
40%
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 Seward Elementary Communication Arts Ac is Peace And Education Coalition High School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Chavez Elementary Multicultural Academy Ct (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Chicago Peace And Education Coalition High School Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 10-12 | 96 students
    0.1 miles
    4946 S Paulina St
    Chicago, IL 60609
    (773) 535-9023
    0.1 10-12 96
  • Chicago Chavez Elementary Multicultural Academy Ct Math: 41% | Reading: 34%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 971 students
    0.2 miles
    4747 S Marshfield Av
    Chicago, IL 60609
    (773) 535-4600
    0.2 PK-8 971
  • Chicago Lara Elementary Academy Math: 19% | Reading: 20%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 442 students
    0.2 miles
    4619 S Wolcott Ave
    Chicago, IL 60609
    (773) 535-4389
    0.2 PK-8 442
  • Chicago Hedges Elementary School Math: 6% | Reading: 12%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 668 students
    0.3 miles
    4747 S Winchester Av
    Chicago, IL 60609
    (773) 535-7360
    0.3 PK-8 668
  • Chicago Hamline Elementary School Math: 14% | Reading: 11%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 543 students
    0.4 miles
    4747 S Bishop St
    Chicago, IL 60609
    (773) 535-4565
    0.4 PK-8 543

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