Wells Preparatory Elementary Academy

  • Wells Preparatory Elementary Academy serves 382 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 26% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Wells Preparatory Elementary Academy placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.

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School Overview

  • Wells Preparatory Elementary Academy's student population of 382 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 21 teachers has declined by 16% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students382 students
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Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Wells Preparatory Elementary Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,672 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Wells Preparatory Elementary Academy is 0.11, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank#2880 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
10%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
37%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Wells Preparatory Elementary 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 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
1%
26%
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Black
95%
17%
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White
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49%
Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
4%
3%
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Diversity Score0.110.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
93%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Wells Preparatory Elementary Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
42%
27%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Wells Preparatory Elementary Academy 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: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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