Spencer Technology Academy Elementary School

214 N Lavergne Ave
Chicago, IL 60644
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Spencer Technology Academy Elementary School serves 554 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Spencer Technology Academy 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 13% (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 5% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.

Top Placements

Spencer Technology Academy Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

Spencer Technology Academy Elementary School's student population of 554 students has declined by 27% over five school years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has declined by 18% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students554 students
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Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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School Comparison

Spencer Technology Academy 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 Spencer Technology Academy Elementary School is 0.08, 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
#3282 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
13%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
5%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
4%
26%
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Black
96%
17%
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White
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48%
Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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Diversity Score
0.080.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
30%
27%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Spencer Technology Academy Elementary School 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.
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 Spencer Technology Academy Elementary School is Yccs-scholastic Achievement High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Kipp Academy Chicago Campus (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Moving Everest Charter School (0.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Chicago Moving Everest Charter School Charter School
    Math: 10-14% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-3 | 362 students
    0.4 miles
    416 N Laramie Ave
    Chicago, IL 60644
    (312) 683-9695
    0.4 K-3 362
  • Chicago Kipp Academy Chicago Campus Charter School
    Math: 17% | Reading: 23%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 5-8 | 347 students
    0.5 miles
    4818 W Ohio St
    Chicago, IL 60644
    (773) 938-8553
    0.5 5-8 347
  • Chicago Yccs-scholastic Achievement High School Magnet School
    Charter School
    Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 10-12 | 154 students
    0.5 miles
    4651 W Madison St
    Chicago, IL 60644
    (773) 921-1315
    0.5 10-12 154
  • Chicago Camelot Safe Academy - Garfield Park
    Grades: 6-12 | 1 student
    0.6 miles
    230 N Kolmar Ave
    Chicago, IL 60624
    (773) 417-2045
    0.6 6-12 1
  • Chicago Nash Elementary School Math: 6-9% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 274 students
    0.6 miles
    4837 W Erie St
    Chicago, IL 60644
    (773) 534-6125
    0.6 PK-8 274

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