West Park Elementary Academy

1425 N Tripp Ave
Chicago, IL 60651
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
West Park Elementary Academy serves 596 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
West Park 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 percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 8% (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 13% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

West Park Elementary Academy places among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

West Park Elementary Academy's student population of 596 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has declined by 22% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students596 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

West Park 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 diversity score of West Park Elementary Academy is 0.38, 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
#3274 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
8%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
13%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio25:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
75%
26%
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Black
24%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in West Park Elementary Academy and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
1%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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Diversity Score
0.380.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
98%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in West Park 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)
39%
27%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in West Park 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

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to West Park Elementary Academy is North-grand High School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Nobel Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Chicago Nobel Elementary School Math: 24% | Reading: 24%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 776 students
    0.1 miles
    4127 W Hirsch St
    Chicago, IL 60651
    (773) 534-4365
    0.1 PK-8 776
  • Chicago North-grand High School Math: 11% | Reading: 6%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 968 students
    0.4 miles
    4338 W Wabansia Ave
    Chicago, IL 60639
    (773) 534-8520
    0.4 9-12 968
  • Chicago Piccolo Elementary Specialty School Math: 9% | Reading: 7%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 601 students
    0.4 miles
    1040 N Keeler Ave
    Chicago, IL 60651
    (773) 534-4425
    0.4 PK-8 601
  • Chicago Noble Street Chtr-pritzker Col Prep Magnet School
    Charter School
    Math: 56% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12 | 985 students
    0.6 miles
    4131 W Cortland St
    Chicago, IL 60639
    (773) 394-2848
    0.6 9-12 985
  • Chicago Cameron Elementary School Math: 9% | Reading: 14%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 773 students
    0.7 miles
    1234 N Monticello Av
    Chicago, IL 60651
    (773) 534-4290
    0.7 PK-8 773

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