South Loop Elementary School

1212 S Plymouth Ct
Chicago, IL 60605
(School attendance zone shown in map)
9/
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Top 20%
Serving 810 students in grades Prekindergarten-8, South Loop Elementary School ranks in the top 20% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 38% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 28%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 44% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 30%).
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 53% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 810 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 72%
  • : Top 20% in IL
  • : 38% (Top 30%)
  • : 44% (Top 20%)
  • : 70-74% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

South Loop Elementary School's student population of 810 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 51 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students
810 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
51 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

South Loop Elementary School ranks within the top 20% of all 3,426 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of South Loop Elementary School is 0.75, 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.
This School
State Level (IL)
#617 out of 3426 schools
(Top 20%)
This chart displays the overall school rank of South Loop Elementary School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
(20-21)
38%
28%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of South Loop Elementary School 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 2020-21 school year data.
44%
30%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of South Loop Elementary School 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 2021-22 school year data.
70-74%
50%
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
14:1
This chart displays the student teacher ratio of South Loop Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
13%
5%
This chart displays the percentage of Asian students in South Loop Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hispanic
12%
27%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in South Loop Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
38%
17%
This chart displays the percentage of Black students in South Loop Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
28%
47%
This chart displays the percentage of White students in South Loop Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
4%
This chart displays the percentage of students of two or more races in South Loop Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in South Loop Elementary School.
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Illinois.
0.75
This chart displays the diversity score of South Loop Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
27%
43%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in South Loop Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
4%
3%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in South Loop Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is South Loop Elementary School's ranking?
South Loop Elementary School is ranked #617 out of 3,426 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois.
What schools are South Loop Elementary School often compared to?
South Loop Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Haines Elementary School, National Teachers Elementary Academy by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
38% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 28% IL state average), while 44% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 30% IL state average).
How many students attend South Loop Elementary School?
810 students attend South Loop Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
38% of South Loop Elementary School students are Black, 28% of students are White, 13% of students are Asian, 12% of students are Hispanic, 8% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of South Loop Elementary School?
South Loop Elementary School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Illinois state average of 14:1.
What grades does South Loop Elementary School offer ?
South Loop Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-8
What school district is South Loop Elementary School part of?
South Loop Elementary School is part of City Of Chicago SD 299 School District.
In what neighborhood is South Loop Elementary School located?
South Loop Elementary School is located in the Near South Side neighborhood of Chicago, IL. There are 2 other public schools located in Near South Side.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 810 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 72%
  • : Top 20%
  • : 38% (Top 30%)
  • : 44% (Top 20%)
  • : 70-74% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

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