PROFICIENCY 92% 178% higher than state average
School Rankings
  • Ranked #4 of 897 in Chicago
  • Ranked #5 of 5231 in Illinois
Proficiency Averages
22%Chicago
33%Illinois

Decatur Classical Elementary School is a school servicing grades KG to 6 and is located in the district of "Chicago Public School District 299" in Chicago, IL. There are a total of 281 students and 14 teachers at Decatur Classical Elementary School, for a student to teacher ratio of 21 to 1.

Decatur Classical Elementary School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 92.0%, which is 178% higher than the Illinois average.

Decatur Classical Elementary School location

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students281
Teachers14
Student/Teacher ratio21:1

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Decatur Classical Elementary School, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All92%
3>= 90%
4>= 80%
580-89%
6>= 90%
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All92%
3>= 90%
4>= 80%
580-89%
6>= 90%
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

Decatur Classical Elementary School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictIllinoisNational
White 41.0% 9.6% 49.5% 51.1%
Black 5.6% 38.7% 17.4% 15.9%
Asian 27.4% 3.6% 4.6% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 13.9% 46.2% 24.9% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.7% 0.4% 0.4% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.7% 0.2% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 10.8% 1.3% 3.0% 3.1%

Chicago demographics profile

StatisticChicagoIllinoisNational
Population2,714,01712,671,821328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)11,93822891
Median age33.937.437.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)41%55%55%
Speak English64%77%79%
Speak Spanish25%13%13%

Education level achieved in Chicago

IndexChicagoIllinoisNational
Completed 8th grade82.2%86.2%84.3%
Completed high school80.3%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college60.1%61.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree42.2%40.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors36.5%32.9%30.3%
Completed masters14.8%12.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.5%3.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.5%1.2%1.3%
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Source: The Decatur Classical Elementary School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.