Thorp O A Elementary Scholastic Academy

  • Thorp O A Elementary Scholastic Academy serves 836 students in grades KG-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the IL average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 68% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 51%.
  • Thorp O A Elementary Scholastic Academy operates within the City Of Chicago 299 School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 836 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 46 teachers has grown by 12% over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades KG-8
Total Students 836 students
Thorp  O A Elementary Scholastic Academy Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Thorp  O A Elementary Scholastic Academy Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 46 teachers
Thorp  O A Elementary Scholastic Academy Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Thorp  O A Elementary Scholastic Academy Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.67 is more than the state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 16:1
Thorp  O A Elementary Scholastic Academy Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
7%
5%
Thorp  O A Elementary Scholastic Academy Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
46%
25%
Thorp  O A Elementary Scholastic Academy Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
11%
17%
Thorp  O A Elementary Scholastic Academy Black Students (1988-2015)
White
32%
49%
Thorp  O A Elementary Scholastic Academy White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Thorp  O A Elementary Scholastic Academy Hawaiian Students (2009-2014)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Thorp  O A Elementary Scholastic Academy Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Thorp  O A Elementary Scholastic Academy All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown IL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.67 0.31
Thorp  O A Elementary Scholastic Academy Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
55%
52%
Thorp  O A Elementary Scholastic Academy Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a
2%
Thorp  O A Elementary Scholastic Academy Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2003-2013)

District Comparison

  • City Of Chicago 299 School District's student population of 390,653 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $13,707 in this district is less than the state average of $16,005. The district revenue/student has grown by 14% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $15,765 is higher than the state average of $14,988. The district spending/student has grown by 19% over four years.
School District Name City Of Chicago 299 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
586
3
Number of Students Managed 390,653 753
City Of Chicago 299 School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $5,437 MM $12 MM
City Of Chicago 299 School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $6,253 MM $11 MM
City Of Chicago 299 School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $13,707 $16,005
City Of Chicago 299 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $15,765 $14,988
City Of Chicago 299 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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