Turner-drew Elementary Language Academy

  • Turner-drew Elementary Language Academy serves 262 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 25-29% (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 50-54% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 16:1.

School Overview

  • Turner-drew Elementary Language Academy's student population of 262 students has declined by 28% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 15 teachers has declined by 37% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students262 students
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Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Turner-drew Elementary Language Academy's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Turner-drew Elementary Language Academy is 0.04, 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#1507 out of 3,544 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
32%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Turner-drew Elementary Language Academy 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)50-54%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Turner-drew Elementary Language Academy 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 Ratio17:116:1
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Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
2%
26%
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Black
98%
17%
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White
n/a
49%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Turner-drew Elementary Language Academy and the percentage of White public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2008-09 school year data.
Two or more races
n/a
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Turner-drew Elementary Language Academy.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.040.67
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Eligible for Free Lunch
72%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Turner-drew Elementary Language Academy 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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