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Marquette Elementary School

Public | PK-8 | 1378 students

 

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Posted March 25, 2012

One of Chicago's worst schools and nobody cares. Whenever I go to that school as a substitute teacher, the principal is not around. She is always in her office and everything is left to the assistant principal and the other office staff.
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted February 10, 2012

I graduated from this school i was in the IB program and the teachers were great some of which i had were mrs.g mrs.williams and mrs.sweiss they helped me a lot some of the best teachers ive had! my brothers still continue to go to this school and ive have seen a great fall from when i went there it seems like some of the teachers dont care enough while others are simply okay. They need better security, there is always something going on like a fight or some kid getting in trouble because he brought something to school that he want suppose to.


Posted December 9, 2011

Best school in Chicago ! My siblings and I attended Marquette West from preschool to 8th grade. We had the best learning experience you could ever get. I had Mrs. G and Mrs. O'Malley when I was in the IB program and with their help I was very prepared for highschool. The teachers really care about students and they want to help them succeed.


Posted October 15, 2009

I believe this school needs alot of work starting from the teacher/parent communication to the security. I transferred my kids from a catholic school due to money issues. But I wish I didn't because the communication is not there.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 8, 2009

There are great teachers at Marquette like Mrs. Pienta, Mrs. G, Mrs. Williams, Mr. Hidalgo, Mrs. Carver, Mrs. Allison, Mrs. Rodriguez, Mrs. Berenger. I have several children who have or are attending the school. Unfortunately, the school has been in a great decline the last couple of years. The principal is non existant, ask the kids. They don't have any regard for him or ever see him. The assistant principals are either extrememly unprofessional like Ms. Reed or do not have good follow through like Mrs. Cunningham. Not so sure about the other assistant Mrs. Delahuarta. Yes, parents have to be accountable for their children, but the school needs to set the standard for the students to work toward. I wish I could afford to move from the neighborhood to switch schools. Just glad that many of the teachers still work very hard despite the way the school is run.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 15, 2009

I want to reply to the parents that wrote the previous responses. This school is filled with passionate teachers trying to make a difference. The assistant principles are great at what they do. There are many parents that work hard for the school and the students. The biggest problem in this school is that many parents do not handle their kids at home and give excuses for their child's behavior instead of trying to correct it.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 4, 2008

I really deeply disdain this school. I don't think kids look forward to going to school everyday. Like the parent before me said children can get detentions for not having their shirts tucked in. On picture day kids must go in uniform, most of the staff and kids agree that thats not fair knowing that we are the ones paying. One of my childs teachers just sits around on the phone computer or texting all day long. I think that the best eighth grade teachers are Mrs.Pienta and Mrs. Banks they really try their best to help us learn. Im sorry but we need major changes pronto!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 22, 2008

Marquette is a terrible school. I have had children enrolled in this school for the past seven years. There has been a steady decline in the quality of education there. The teachers don't seem interested in teaching. A child can recieve a detention for not having their shirt tucked in. While other students are disruptive and aggressive and there's nothing done about it. Mr. O'Toole doesn't get his hands dirty when it comes to taking charge. He seems content to sit in his office, while Mrs. Cunningham or Ms. Reed deal with issues affecting the school. Mrs. Congemi has also had to take charge of issues that have not neccessarily fallen under her job description.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 18, 2008

This school has a wide variety of programs and a committed principal who is always seeking additional resources for the students.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 27, 2007

I wish that some changes did not have to happen at Marquette the last years. My daughter bennefited from being in caring connections program with mrs scanlon. She's in 8th grade this year and wheres the program wheres mrs scanlon. Does the principal or vice pricnipal for the older students get involved with whats going on for them. It doesnt seem like they care. Thank God that Ms. Majoree is still there.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 20, 2006

I was a teacher for 34 years and at Marquette during the current/previous administrations. I was impressed with the quality of the programs at this school. I taught in the SFA reading program and the IB program. These programs were instituted by the current principal, Mr. Paul O'Toole, when he was the Asst. Principal. Upon becoming principal, he expanded these programs and initiatated others. These programs are alot of extra work for us teachers, but raises student achievent and attracts dedicated teachers. I read some undeserved negative criticisms about Marquette at this web-site. Venues such as 'Great Schools' do provide important information. Keep in mind that these 'critiques' are mostly written by anonymous individuals. This anonymity is necessary to obtain honest feedback but can also promote unfair 'attacks'. I am retired without hidden agendas. My only motive for writing this is to reassure parents that Marquette is a fine school.
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted May 31, 2006

My daughter went from being on the honor roll all four quarters to getting her first 'D' and not having a clue as to what she has learned. There is also no respect for authority from the students. The school focuses on reading but there is no teaching. I enrolled my child in tutoring when school first started, and all they did was play games and watch the teacher talk on her cell phone. Although, my child has only been here one year, I was totally unsurprised when I learned the school was on probation.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 26, 2005

I really like the school. It has programs for advanced kids and afterschool programs for kids who need extra help. I never heard of a school before where the assist. principal will visit your house. My daughter was failing after 3 months and she started having behavior problems and the assist. principal visited to find out what she could do to help. That impressed me with Mrs. Burton. My son is in preschool and he is using the computer. My daughter never got that in her old preschool. My daughter received brand new designer eyeglasses for free. She learned another language in the choir there. My neice is in Mrs. McBrearaty's class and she is the best teacher ever. The school is really large, but the people are nice and they have a lot of parent information meetings to let you know whats going on.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 10, 2005

The school have wonderful programs and some good teachers, I would like to see better security for our children.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 6, 2005

My son just graduated from Marquette and had it not been for the school social worker Mrs. Lisa Majorie, and the Principal Mrs. Burton, he may have left school before ever reaching 8th grade. The school always had a lot of activities for him to get involved with and my son did make good grades, but he needed confidence and counseling and they both provided that. He started skipping class, and they came to my home often to check on him over 3 years. That is dedication. We never doubted their concern, and because they cared so much he wanted to do better and he did. He is in high school now and it is partly because of their care and concern and I thank them for that.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 23, 2005

I would like to thank Marquette school for preparing my son for high school. Most children was unprepared for the responsibilities that they were about to face. Thanks to Marquette he was prepared. I have a sixth and seventh grade children there now also my youngest will start in the fall. I have no worries that my children will not meet their requirements for next year, the teachers and principal try their best to work with your child. They always stress (which I believe) that the parents and the school have to work together. Im not saying that my children has an immaculent record in school, but having the principal or the assistant to call my home to try to find a solution to an incident that happened at school I feel that they are trying to make sure that marquette is all that an elementary school should be.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 4, 2005

I just want to thank all the teachers and administrators at Marquette for the success my daughter is having in school as part of the IB Program. Her future is bright because of her start at Marquette. I also want to specifically mention Ms. Schwarz, Mrs. G and Ms. Scanlan for the supportive roles they have played in her education.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 13, 2004

there is a fair asistant principal name of ms burton. she care about all the students and try to work with the parents.she listen to the kids and a good role model . my son had her when she teach 5 grade and my niece had her in 6 and they scores jumped up 2 yr. now she in the office and still friendly and she is nice too. she always have time to see anybody who need help. the school is lucky she is there. she help our kids.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 12, 2004

My child attended such school in 1998. She had a great experience due to the great teaching techniques of Mrs. Delintko her 7 and 8 grade teacher as well as Mr. Forst her constitution teacher. If the school continues to employ teachers with the same qualifications as the above mentioned the school will exceed in the Chicago Public School System.
—Submitted by a former student


Community ratings and reviews do not represent the views of GreatSchools nor does GreatSchools check their accuracy or verify the reviewers' identities. Use your discretion when evaluating these reviews.

About these ratings

The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
Math

The state average for Math was 55% in 2013.

2013

 
 
19%

2012

 
 
56%

2011

 
 
58%

2010

 
 
62%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 59% in 2013.

2013

 
 
24%

2012

 
 
32%

2011

 
 
39%

2010

 
 
34%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Illinois used the Illinois Standards Achievement Test (ISAT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and in grades 4 and 7 in science. The ISAT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Illinois. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

In 2013 the Illinois State Board of Education raised the performance expectations for the ISAT in reading and math. These expectations have been adjusted to better align with the Common Core State Standards, a multi-state initiative that established year-by-year guidelines outlining the grade-specific skills and content students need to stay on the path to college and career readiness. The higher expectations of the new standards will result in a downward shift of where students rank in meeting or exceeding standards.

Source: Illinois State Board of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 60% in 2013.

2013

 
 
22%

2012

 
 
62%

2011

 
 
65%

2010

 
 
57%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 59% in 2013.

2013

 
 
29%

2012

 
 
40%

2011

 
 
48%

2010

 
 
47%
Science

The state average for Science was 81% in 2013.

2013

 
 
63%

2012

 
 
40%

2011

 
 
42%

2010

 
 
38%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Illinois used the Illinois Standards Achievement Test (ISAT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and in grades 4 and 7 in science. The ISAT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Illinois. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

In 2013 the Illinois State Board of Education raised the performance expectations for the ISAT in reading and math. These expectations have been adjusted to better align with the Common Core State Standards, a multi-state initiative that established year-by-year guidelines outlining the grade-specific skills and content students need to stay on the path to college and career readiness. The higher expectations of the new standards will result in a downward shift of where students rank in meeting or exceeding standards.

Source: Illinois State Board of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 59% in 2013.

2013

 
 
22%

2012

 
 
54%

2011

 
 
58%

2010

 
 
48%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 59% in 2013.

2013

 
 
27%

2012

 
 
48%

2011

 
 
52%

2010

 
 
31%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Illinois used the Illinois Standards Achievement Test (ISAT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and in grades 4 and 7 in science. The ISAT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Illinois. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

In 2013 the Illinois State Board of Education raised the performance expectations for the ISAT in reading and math. These expectations have been adjusted to better align with the Common Core State Standards, a multi-state initiative that established year-by-year guidelines outlining the grade-specific skills and content students need to stay on the path to college and career readiness. The higher expectations of the new standards will result in a downward shift of where students rank in meeting or exceeding standards.

Source: Illinois State Board of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 60% in 2013.

2013

 
 
29%

2012

 
 
52%

2011

 
 
43%

2010

 
 
56%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 59% in 2013.

2013

 
 
33%

2012

 
 
53%

2011

 
 
56%

2010

 
 
57%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Illinois used the Illinois Standards Achievement Test (ISAT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and in grades 4 and 7 in science. The ISAT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Illinois. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

In 2013 the Illinois State Board of Education raised the performance expectations for the ISAT in reading and math. These expectations have been adjusted to better align with the Common Core State Standards, a multi-state initiative that established year-by-year guidelines outlining the grade-specific skills and content students need to stay on the path to college and career readiness. The higher expectations of the new standards will result in a downward shift of where students rank in meeting or exceeding standards.

Source: Illinois State Board of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 59% in 2013.

2013

 
 
31%

2012

 
 
48%

2011

 
 
49%

2010

 
 
57%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 59% in 2013.

2013

 
 
31%

2012

 
 
56%

2011

 
 
57%

2010

 
 
51%
Science

The state average for Science was 79% in 2013.

2013

 
 
61%

2012

 
 
53%

2011

 
 
55%

2010

 
 
54%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Illinois used the Illinois Standards Achievement Test (ISAT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and in grades 4 and 7 in science. The ISAT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Illinois. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

In 2013 the Illinois State Board of Education raised the performance expectations for the ISAT in reading and math. These expectations have been adjusted to better align with the Common Core State Standards, a multi-state initiative that established year-by-year guidelines outlining the grade-specific skills and content students need to stay on the path to college and career readiness. The higher expectations of the new standards will result in a downward shift of where students rank in meeting or exceeding standards.

Source: Illinois State Board of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 59% in 2013.

2013

 
 
32%

2012

 
 
58%

2011

 
 
57%

2010

 
 
58%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 60% in 2013.

2013

 
 
43%

2012

 
 
76%

2011

 
 
65%

2010

 
 
71%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Illinois used the Illinois Standards Achievement Test (ISAT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and in grades 4 and 7 in science. The ISAT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Illinois. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

In 2013 the Illinois State Board of Education raised the performance expectations for the ISAT in reading and math. These expectations have been adjusted to better align with the Common Core State Standards, a multi-state initiative that established year-by-year guidelines outlining the grade-specific skills and content students need to stay on the path to college and career readiness. The higher expectations of the new standards will result in a downward shift of where students rank in meeting or exceeding standards.

Source: Illinois State Board of Education

Math

All Students19%
Female19%
Male20%
Black21%
Asiann/a
Hispanic16%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Low income19%
Non-low incomen/a
Students with disabilities (IEP)0%
Students without disabilities21%
English language learners12%

Reading

All Students24%
Female30%
Male17%
Black24%
Asiann/a
Hispanic23%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Low income24%
Non-low incomen/a
Students with disabilities (IEP)0%
Students without disabilities26%
English language learners16%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Illinois used the Illinois Standards Achievement Test (ISAT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and in grades 4 and 7 in science. The ISAT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Illinois. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

In 2013 the Illinois State Board of Education raised the performance expectations for the ISAT in reading and math. These expectations have been adjusted to better align with the Common Core State Standards, a multi-state initiative that established year-by-year guidelines outlining the grade-specific skills and content students need to stay on the path to college and career readiness. The higher expectations of the new standards will result in a downward shift of where students rank in meeting or exceeding standards.

The different student groups are identified by the Illinois State Board of Education. If there are a small number of students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Illinois State Board of Education

Math

All Students22%
Female26%
Male18%
Black23%
Asiann/a
Hispanic22%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Low income21%
Non-low incomen/a
Students with disabilities (IEP)0%
Students without disabilities25%
English language learners7%
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students29%
Female42%
Male15%
Black31%
Asiann/a
Hispanic27%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Low income28%
Non-low incomen/a
Students with disabilities (IEP)0%
Students without disabilities33%
English language learners7%
Migrantn/a

Science

All Students63%
Female72%
Male55%
Black74%
Asiann/a
Hispanic57%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Low income62%
Non-low incomen/a
Students with disabilities (IEP)38%
Students without disabilities67%
English language learners37%
Migrantn/a
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Illinois used the Illinois Standards Achievement Test (ISAT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and in grades 4 and 7 in science. The ISAT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Illinois. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

In 2013 the Illinois State Board of Education raised the performance expectations for the ISAT in reading and math. These expectations have been adjusted to better align with the Common Core State Standards, a multi-state initiative that established year-by-year guidelines outlining the grade-specific skills and content students need to stay on the path to college and career readiness. The higher expectations of the new standards will result in a downward shift of where students rank in meeting or exceeding standards.

The different student groups are identified by the Illinois State Board of Education. If there are a small number of students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Illinois State Board of Education

Math

All Students22%
Female20%
Male25%
Black16%
Asiann/a
Hispanic28%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Low income22%
Non-low incomen/a
Students with disabilities (IEP)0%
Students without disabilities26%
English language learners5%
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students27%
Female25%
Male29%
Black14%
Asiann/a
Hispanic33%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Low income26%
Non-low incomen/a
Students with disabilities (IEP)0%
Students without disabilities31%
English language learners5%
Migrantn/a
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Illinois used the Illinois Standards Achievement Test (ISAT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and in grades 4 and 7 in science. The ISAT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Illinois. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

In 2013 the Illinois State Board of Education raised the performance expectations for the ISAT in reading and math. These expectations have been adjusted to better align with the Common Core State Standards, a multi-state initiative that established year-by-year guidelines outlining the grade-specific skills and content students need to stay on the path to college and career readiness. The higher expectations of the new standards will result in a downward shift of where students rank in meeting or exceeding standards.

The different student groups are identified by the Illinois State Board of Education. If there are a small number of students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Illinois State Board of Education

Math

All Students29%
Female28%
Male30%
Black25%
Asiann/a
Hispanic30%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Low income27%
Non-low incomen/a
Students with disabilities (IEP)5%
Students without disabilities33%
English language learners0%
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students33%
Female33%
Male33%
Black29%
Asiann/a
Hispanic34%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Low income33%
Non-low incomen/a
Students with disabilities (IEP)16%
Students without disabilities36%
English language learners9%
Migrantn/a
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Illinois used the Illinois Standards Achievement Test (ISAT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and in grades 4 and 7 in science. The ISAT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Illinois. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

In 2013 the Illinois State Board of Education raised the performance expectations for the ISAT in reading and math. These expectations have been adjusted to better align with the Common Core State Standards, a multi-state initiative that established year-by-year guidelines outlining the grade-specific skills and content students need to stay on the path to college and career readiness. The higher expectations of the new standards will result in a downward shift of where students rank in meeting or exceeding standards.

The different student groups are identified by the Illinois State Board of Education. If there are a small number of students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Illinois State Board of Education

Math

All Students31%
Female33%
Male28%
Black25%
Asiann/a
Hispanic37%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Low income30%
Non-low incomen/a
Students with disabilities (IEP)0%
Students without disabilities35%
English language learners5%
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students31%
Female38%
Male24%
Black32%
Asiann/a
Hispanic30%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Low income31%
Non-low incomen/a
Students with disabilities (IEP)0%
Students without disabilities35%
English language learners5%
Migrantn/a

Science

All Students61%
Female67%
Male55%
Black58%
Asiann/a
Hispanic65%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Low income61%
Non-low incomen/a
Students with disabilities (IEP)7%
Students without disabilities68%
English language learners40%
Migrantn/a
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Illinois used the Illinois Standards Achievement Test (ISAT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and in grades 4 and 7 in science. The ISAT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Illinois. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

In 2013 the Illinois State Board of Education raised the performance expectations for the ISAT in reading and math. These expectations have been adjusted to better align with the Common Core State Standards, a multi-state initiative that established year-by-year guidelines outlining the grade-specific skills and content students need to stay on the path to college and career readiness. The higher expectations of the new standards will result in a downward shift of where students rank in meeting or exceeding standards.

The different student groups are identified by the Illinois State Board of Education. If there are a small number of students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Illinois State Board of Education

Math

All Students32%
Female35%
Male29%
Black24%
Asiann/a
Hispanic38%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Low income32%
Non-low incomen/a
Students with disabilities (IEP)0%
Students without disabilities36%
English language learners5%
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students43%
Female42%
Male43%
Black38%
Asiann/a
Hispanic43%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
Whiten/a
Low income42%
Non-low incomen/a
Students with disabilities (IEP)7%
Students without disabilities47%
English language learners9%
Migrantn/a
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Illinois used the Illinois Standards Achievement Test (ISAT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and in grades 4 and 7 in science. The ISAT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Illinois. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

In 2013 the Illinois State Board of Education raised the performance expectations for the ISAT in reading and math. These expectations have been adjusted to better align with the Common Core State Standards, a multi-state initiative that established year-by-year guidelines outlining the grade-specific skills and content students need to stay on the path to college and career readiness. The higher expectations of the new standards will result in a downward shift of where students rank in meeting or exceeding standards.

The different student groups are identified by the Illinois State Board of Education. If there are a small number of students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Illinois State Board of Education

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26%
of schools in the state are Below average
46%
of schools in the state are Average
28%
of schools in the state are Above average

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Reading growth at this school

Above average


1 Test scores are based on 2012-13 ISAT results from the state of Illinois.

2 This rating is based on 2012-13 value table growth scores from the state of Illinois.

Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Hispanic 56% 24%
Black 42% 18%
White 1% 51%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 4%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 3%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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  • Latarsha Renee Green

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  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
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6550 South Richmond Street
Chicago, IL 60629
Phone: (773) 535-9260

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