South Shore Fine Arts Elementary School

1415 E 70th St
Chicago, IL 60637
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
South Shore Fine Arts Elementary School serves 398 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
South Shore Fine Arts Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 11% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 15% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Illinois state level of 15:1.

Top Placements

South Shore Fine Arts Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

South Shore Fine Arts Elementary School's student population of 398 students has declined by 18% over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students398 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

South Shore Fine Arts Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,672 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of South Shore Fine Arts Elementary School is 0.10, which is less 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 Testing Rank
#3159 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
11%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
15%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
4%
26%
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Black
95%
17%
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White
n/a
48%
Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.100.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
89%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in South Shore Fine Arts Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
41%
27%
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

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to South Shore Fine Arts Elementary School is Noble Street Chtr-comer College Prep (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Parkside Elementary Community Academy (0.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Chicago Parkside Elementary Community Academy Math: 10-14% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 240 students
    0.4 miles
    6938 S East End Ave
    Chicago, IL 60649
    (773) 535-0940
    0.4 PK-8 240
  • Chicago Madison Elementary School Math: 10-14% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 238 students
    0.5 miles
    7433 S Dorchester Av
    Chicago, IL 60619
    (773) 535-0551
    0.5 PK-8 238
  • Chicago Woodlawn Elementary Community School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 213 students
    0.5 miles
    6657 S Kimbark Ave
    Chicago, IL 60637
    (773) 535-0801
    0.5 PK-6 213
  • Chicago Revere Elementary School Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 239 students
    0.6 miles
    1010 E 72nd St
    Chicago, IL 60619
    (773) 535-0618
    0.6 PK-8 239
  • Chicago Noble Street Chtr-comer College Prep Magnet School
    Charter School
    Math: 25% | Reading: 18%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-12 | 1,096 student
    0.7 miles
    7131 S South Chicago
    Chicago, IL 60619
    (773) 729-3969
    0.7 6-12 1,096

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