Talcott Elementary School

  • Talcott Elementary School serves 517 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 17% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 27% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 51%.

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School Overview

  • Talcott Elementary School's student population of 517 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students517 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Talcott Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Talcott Elementary School is 0.30, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank#2466 out of 3,544 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
17%
32%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Talcott 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Talcott 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1
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Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
83%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Talcott Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
7%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Talcott Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
8%
49%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Talcott Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
2%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Talcott Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Talcott Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.300.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
82%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Talcott Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Talcott 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.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCity of Chicago SD 299 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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