PROFICIENCY 24% 25% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
23%City of Chicago SD 299
11%Chicago
31%Illinois

Tarkington Elementary School is a school servicing grades PK to 8 and is located in the district of "City of Chicago SD 299" in Chicago, IL. There are a total of 1,025 students and 53 teachers at Tarkington Elementary School, for a student to teacher ratio of 20 to 1. There are a total of 997 free lunch students and 0 reduced lunch students.

Tarkington Elementary School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 23.5%, which is 25% lower than the Illinois average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students1025
Teachers53.16
Student/Teacher ratio20:1
Free lunch997
Reduced lunch0

 

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 Tarkington 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
All24%
330-34%
430-34%
530-34%
610-14%
76-9%
820-24%
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All23%
320-24%
440-44%
535-39%
610-14%
76-9%
820-24%
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.

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Tarkington Elementary School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictIllinoisNational
Caucasian 0.4% 9.5% 49.5% 51.1%
African American 20.0% 39.0% 17.5% 15.9%
Asian 0.0% 3.6% 4.6% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 78.3% 45.9% 24.9% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.7% 0.4% 0.4% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.2% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.7% 1.3% 3.0% 3.1%

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Chicago demographics profile

StatisticChicagoIllinoisNational
Population2,714,01712,851,684318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)11,93822291
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 Tarkington Elementary School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.