Wacker Elementary School

  • Wacker Elementary School serves 284 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 6-9% (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 15-19% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 16:1.

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School Overview

  • Wacker Elementary School's student population of 284 students has grown by 18% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 14 teachers has declined by 17% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students284 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Wacker Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Wacker Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Wacker Elementary School is 0.00, 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#3362 out of 3,544 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)6-9%
32%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Wacker 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)15-19%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Wacker 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio20:116:1
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Black
100%
17%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Wacker Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Scoren/a0.67
This chart display the diversity score of Wacker Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Illinois by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
90%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Wacker Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Wacker 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 SD 299 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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