Songhai Elementary Learning Institute (Closed 2014)

11725 South Perry Ave
Chicago, IL 60628
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Serving 307 students in grades Prekindergarten-8, Songhai Elementary Learning Institute ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 30-34% (which was lower than the Illinois state average of 58%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 25-29% (which was lower than the Illinois state average of 58%).
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 was higher than the Illinois state level of 14:1.

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students
307 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
18 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

This School
State Level (IL)
(12-13)
30-34%
58%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Songhai Elementary Learning Institute and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Illinois by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
(12-13)
25-29%
58%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Songhai Elementary Learning Institute and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Illinois by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
14:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Songhai Elementary Learning Institute and the public school average student teacher ratio of Illinois by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
4%
27%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Songhai Elementary Learning Institute and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Black
96%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Songhai Elementary Learning Institute and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
White
n/a
47%
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Songhai Elementary Learning Institute and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Illinois by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Songhai Elementary Learning Institute.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
0.08
This chart display the diversity score of Songhai Elementary Learning Institute and the public school average diversity score of Illinois by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
92%
43%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Songhai Elementary Learning Institute and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
33%
27%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Songhai Elementary Learning Institute and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
30-34% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 58% IL state average), while 25-29% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 58% IL state average).
How many students attend Songhai Elementary Learning Institute?
307 students attend Songhai Elementary Learning Institute.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
96% of Songhai Elementary Learning Institute students are Black, and 4% of students are Hispanic.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Songhai Elementary Learning Institute?
Songhai Elementary Learning Institute has a student ration of 17:1, which is higher than the Illinois state average of 14:1.
What grades does Songhai Elementary Learning Institute offer ?
Songhai Elementary Learning Institute offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-8
What school district is Songhai Elementary Learning Institute part of?
Songhai Elementary Learning Institute is part of City Of Chicago School District 299.

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