Sullivan Elementary School

8331 S Mackinaw Ave
Chicago, IL 60617
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Sullivan Elementary School serves 513 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Sullivan 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 9% (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 18:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

Sullivan Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

Sullivan Elementary School's student population of 513 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students513 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

Sullivan 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 Sullivan Elementary School is 0.39, 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
#3232 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
9%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
15%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
25%
26%
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Black
74%
17%
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White
1%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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Diversity Score
0.390.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Sullivan 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)
37%
27%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Sullivan 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 Sullivan Elementary School is Epic Academy High School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Ninos Heroes Elementary Academic Center (0.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Chicago Epic Academy High School Charter School
    Math: 6-9% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 538 students
    0.4 miles
    8255 S Houston Ave
    Chicago, IL 60617
    (773) 535-7930
    0.4 9-12 538
  • Chicago Ninos Heroes Elementary Academic Center Math: 6% | Reading: 13%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 372 students
    0.4 miles
    8344 S Commercial Av
    Chicago, IL 60617
    (773) 535-6694
    0.4 PK-8 372
  • Chicago Camelot Safe Academy School Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 4-12 | 15 students
    0.7 miles
    7877 S Coles Ave
    Chicago, IL 60649
    (773) 902-2487
    0.7 4-12 15
  • Chicago Thorp J N Elementary School Math: 6-9% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 320 students
    0.7 miles
    8914 S Buffalo Ave
    Chicago, IL 60617
    (773) 535-6250
    0.7 PK-8 320
  • Chicago Learn Chtr - South Chicago Campus Charter School
    Math: 22% | Reading: 26%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 459 students
    0.8 miles
    8914 S Buffalo Ave
    Chicago, IL 60617
    (773) 722-8577
    0.8 K-8 459

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