Solomon Elementary School

6206 N Hamlin Ave
Chicago, IL 60659
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Solomon Elementary School serves 311 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Solomon Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 28%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 53% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 311 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 56%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in IL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Solomon Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

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School Overview

Solomon Elementary School's student population of 311 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students
311 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
24 teachers
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School Rankings

Solomon Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 3,663 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Solomon Elementary School is 0.69, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#754 out of 3663 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
28%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
32%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
32%
5%
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Hispanic
14%
27%
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Black
5%
17%
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White
44%
47%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
66%
43%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
10%
3%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Solomon Elementary School's ranking?
Solomon Elementary School is ranked #754 out of 3,663 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in Illinois.
What schools are Solomon Elementary School often compared to?
Solomon Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Jamieson Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
35-39% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 28% IL state average), while 40-44% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 32% IL state average).
How many students attend Solomon Elementary School?
311 students attend Solomon Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
44% of Solomon Elementary School students are White, 32% of students are Asian, 14% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Black, and 5% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Solomon Elementary School?
Solomon Elementary School has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the Illinois state average of 14:1.
What grades does Solomon Elementary School offer ?
Solomon Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-8
What school district is Solomon Elementary School part of?
Solomon Elementary School is part of City Of Chicago SD 299 School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 311 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 56%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

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