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Cardenas Elementary School
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This school is rated above average in school quality compared to other schools in Illinois. Students here perform above average on state tests, and this school has above average results in how well it’s serving disadvantaged students.

Academics

8/10

Test scores

Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

A promising sign:

Test scores at this school are above the state average. Because test scores in some states are so low, some students at this school may still not be performing at grade level


Parent tips

Even high-performing schools can have disparities between student groups. To understand how well this school... More serves all its students, review the information below in the Equity section. Understand what on-track learning looks like for your child and how you can help at home.


Subject
% Proficient
English
44%
State avg: 37%
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Math
54%
State avg: 31%
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Academic progress

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Equity

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Equity overview

Is this school offering opportunity for all its students, or leaving some kids behind? Successful schools are working to close the achievement gap.

A promising sign:

Disadvantaged students at this school are performing better than other students in the state, though this school may still have achievement gaps.


Parent tip:

Schools that close the gap between different student groups are doing something right! Explore the Race/ethnicity and Low-income sections below to learn more. Start a... More conversation with a teacher or a fellow parent about how this school is helping all its students succeed – and how can you help.

Environment

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Student demographics

Studies show that diversity in school leads to long-term benefits for students. Discover why!
Hispanic
95%
Black
5%
White
<1%
Asian
<1%
American Indian/Alaska Native
<1%
Two or more races
<1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander
<1%

Teachers & staff

Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
18 :1
State avg: 15 :1
Students per counselor
685 :1
State avg: 527 :1
Percentage of teachers with 3 or more years experience
87%
State avg: 88%
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Neighborhood

2345 South Millard Avenue
Chicago, IL 60623
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