Von Humboldt Elementary School (Closed 2014)

2620 West Hirsch St
Chicago, IL 60622
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Von Humboldt Elementary School served 351 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 20-24% (which was lower than the Illinois state average of 58%) for the 2012-13 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 25-29% (which was lower than the Illinois state average of 58%) for the 2012-13 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 was higher than the Illinois state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment was 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which was higher than the Illinois state average of 53% (majority Hispanic and Black).

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students
351 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
22 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Definition of Terms 2013-2014 School Year Data
This School
State Level (IL)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(12-13)
20-24%
58%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Von Humboldt 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 2012-13 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(12-13)
25-29%
58%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Von Humboldt 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 2012-13 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
14:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Von Humboldt Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Illinois by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
49%
27%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Von Humboldt Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Black
46%
17%
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White
1%
47%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score
0.55
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Eligible for Free Lunch
98%
43%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Von Humboldt Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
34%
27%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Von Humboldt 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.
Source: 2013-2014 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
20-24% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 58% IL state average), while 25-29% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 58% IL state average).
How many students attend Von Humboldt Elementary School?
351 students attend Von Humboldt Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
49% of Von Humboldt Elementary School students are Hispanic, 46% of students are Black, 3% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are White.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Von Humboldt Elementary School?
Von Humboldt Elementary School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Illinois state average of 14:1.
What grades does Von Humboldt Elementary School offer ?
Von Humboldt Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-8
What school district is Von Humboldt Elementary School part of?
Von Humboldt Elementary School is part of City Of Chicago School District 299.

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