Skinner Elementary School

  • Skinner Elementary School serves 1,100 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 69% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 76% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Skinner Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 75% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Skinner Elementary School's student population of 1,100 students has grown by 14% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 51 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2013)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students1,100 students
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Total Classroom Teachers51 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Skinner Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% 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 22:1 has increased from 20:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Skinner Elementary School is 0.77, which is more 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)#86 out of 3679 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
76%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio22:115:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
25%
5%
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Hispanic
12%
26%
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Black
31%
17%
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White
25%
48%
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Two or more races
6%
3%
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Diversity Score0.770.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
27%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
2%
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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

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