Smyser Elementary School

  • Smyser Elementary School serves 1,019 students in grades PK-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the IL average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 64% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 51%.
  • Smyser Elementary School operates within the City Of Chicago 299 School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1019 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 55 teachers has grown by 14% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-8
Total Students 1,019 students
Smyser Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Smyser Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 55 teachers
Smyser Elementary School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Smyser Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from 22:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.54 is more than the state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1 16:1
Smyser Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
4%
5%
Smyser Elementary School Asian Students (1990-2015)
Hispanic
58%
25%
Smyser Elementary School Black Students (1990-2015)
Black
n/a
17%
Smyser Elementary School Black Students (1989-2013)
White
36%
49%
Smyser Elementary School White Students (1990-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Smyser Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Smyser Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.54 0.31
Smyser Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
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Smyser Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
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Smyser Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2014)

District Comparison

  • City Of Chicago 299 School District's student population of 390,653 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $13,609 in this district is less than the state average of $15,061. The district revenue/student has grown by 8% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $14,509 is less than the state average of $15,092. The district spending/student has grown by 10% over four years.
School District Name City Of Chicago 299 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
586
3
Number of Students Managed 390,653 753
City Of Chicago 299 School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue $5,389 MM $11 MM
City Of Chicago 299 School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $5,745 MM $11 MM
City Of Chicago 299 School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $13,609 $15,061
City Of Chicago 299 School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $14,509 $15,092
City Of Chicago 299 School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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