Nkrumah Academy Elementary School

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Grades
K-6
Students
311
Type
Public charter
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Academics
2/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

Very concerning:

Test scores at this school fall far below the state average. This suggests that students at this school are likely not performing at grade level.


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Math
6%
State avg: 29%
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English
19%
State avg: 38%
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Student progress

A worrisome sign:

Students at this school are making less academic progress given where they were last year, compared to similar students in the state.

Depending on where the school's test scores start, student progress (also known as student growth) means different things.

Low progress with low test scores means... that students are starting at a low point and falling farther behind their peers.

Low progress with high test scores means students have strong academic skills but that students in this school are making smaller gains than similar students in other schools.


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Students
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Black
98%
Two or more races
1%
Hispanic
1%
White
<1%
American Indian/Alaska Native
<1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander
<1%
Asian
<1%
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Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
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Neighborhood
8524 South Green St
Chicago, IL 60620
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Last modified: June 1, 2017

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