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 15:1.
Minority enrollment was 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which was higher than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic and Black).

School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students351 students
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Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
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Students by Grade This chart display the students of Von Humboldt Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2013-2014 School Year DataThis SchoolState 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 Ratio16:115:1
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%
26%
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%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Von Humboldt Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
White
1%
48%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Von Humboldt Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Von Humboldt Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Illinois by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Von Humboldt Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score
0.550.68
This chart display the diversity score of Von Humboldt Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Illinois by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
98%
47%
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.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCity Of Chicago 299 School District
Source: 2013-2014 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Von Humboldt Elementary School is Yccs-albizu Campus Puerto Rican (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is De Diego Elementary Community Academy (0.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Chicago Yccs-albizu Campus Puerto Rican Charter School
    Math: 6-9% | Reading: ≤5%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 10-12 | 200 students
    0.3 miles
    2739 W Division St
    Chicago, IL 60622
    (773) 342-8022
    0.3 10-12 200
  • Chicago Clemente Community Academy High School Math: ≤5% | Reading: 6-9%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 753 students
    0.4 miles
    1147 N Western Ave
    Chicago, IL 60622
    (773) 534-4000
    0.4 9-12 753
  • Chicago De Diego Elementary Community Academy Math: 5% | Reading: 11%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 561 students
    0.4 miles
    1313 N Claremont Ave
    Chicago, IL 60622
    (773) 534-4451
    0.4 PK-8 561
  • Chicago Acero Chtr - Esmera Santiago Cmps Charter School
    Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 283 students
    0.5 miles
    2510 W Cortez St
    Chicago, IL 60622
    (312) 455-5410
    0.5 K-8 283
  • Chicago Erie Elementary Charter School Charter School
    Math: 6% | Reading: 24%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 417 students
    0.5 miles
    1405 N Washtenaw Ave
    Chicago, IL 60622
    (773) 486-7161
    0.5 K-8 417
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