Thorp J N Elementary School

  • Thorp J N Elementary School serves 332 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≤5% (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 ≤5% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Thorp J N 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 51%.

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School Overview

  • Thorp J N Elementary School's student population of 332 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 14 teachers has declined by 33% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students332 students
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Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Thorp J N Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,679 schools in Illinois (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Thorp J N Elementary School is 0.34, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.67. 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#3614 out of 3679 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤5%
32%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≤5%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio24:116:1
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Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
20%
26%
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Black
79%
17%
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White
1%
49%
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Diversity Score0.340.67
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Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
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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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