Decatur Classical Elem School

Serves grades M - M

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2016 – 2017 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2016 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
7030 N Sacramento Av
Chicago, IL 60645
Phone
(773) 534-2201
District
CITY OF CHICAGO SD 299
County
COOK COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
Yes
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
281
Classroom Teachers
16

* Decatur Classical Elem School is one of the top 100 best public schools in America.

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Illinois

10

(10 is best)

Better than 100.0% of IL schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

10

(10 is best)

Decatur Classical Elem School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 98 37
Proficiency in Reading 96 36
Proficiency in Math 100 39

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 95 33
Proficiency in Reading 98 37
Proficiency in Math 92 30

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 98 32
Proficiency in Reading 100 36
Proficiency in Math 96 29

Grade 6

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 96 30
Proficiency in Reading 100 34
Proficiency in Math 92 27

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 17.61
AVG FOR DISTRICT 18.96
AVG FOR STATE 15.77
AVG FOR NATION 16.54
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Kindergarten 29 10.3%
Grade 1 28 10.0%
Grade 2 56 19.9%
Grade 3 54 19.2%
Grade 4 31 11.0%
Grade 5 30 10.7%
Grade 6 53 18.9%
Total 281 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 47.3% 9.9% 50.6%
Black 5.5% 39.2% 17.8%
Hispanic 11.7% 46.7% 26.4%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 35.2% 3.9% 4.9%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.4% 0.2% 0.3%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 12.1% 84.0% 49.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 12.1% 83.8% 45.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.0% 0.1% 3.3%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 2,713,969 12,801,539
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 11,802.8 230
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 6.6% 6.1%
5-19 YEARS OLD 17.9% 19.8%
20-44 YEARS OLD 41.4% 33.9%
45-64 YEARS OLD 22.8% 26.3%
65 OR OLDER 11.2% 13.9%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number of households 1,042,565 4,802,124
Single parent households with children 12.8% 10.5%
Adults with at least a high school diploma 83.1% 88.3%
Adults with at least a bachelor's degree 36.5% 32.9%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 11.6% 12.2%
$100,000 - $149,999 12.1% 14.5%
$75,000 - $99,999 10.9% 12.7%
$50,000 - $74,999 15.8% 17.5%
$30,000 - $49,999 17.0% 17.3%
$15,000 - $29,999 16.1% 14.1%
$15,000 or less 16.6% 11.5%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $9,001 $3,535,871,831 56.5%
Support Expenditures
Student $724 $284,409,644 4.5%
Staff $570 $223,913,670 3.6%
General Administration $355 $139,455,005 2.2%
School Administration $433 $170,095,823 2.7%
Operation $1,241 $487,503,271 7.8%
Transportation $310 $121,777,610 1.9%
Other $536 $210,557,416 3.4%
Total Support $4,169 $1,637,712,439 26.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,748 $1,079,499,588 17.3%
Total Expenditures $15,918 $6,253,083,858 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,862 $16,041,736,338 52.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $849 $1,733,187,841 5.6%
Staff $504 $1,028,020,809 3.3%
General Administration $508 $1,036,522,218 3.4%
School Administration $653 $1,331,780,740 4.3%
Operation $1,174 $2,396,104,949 7.8%
Transportation $598 $1,220,380,148 4.0%
Other $546 $1,114,934,113 3.6%
Total Support $4,833 $9,860,885,139 32.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,384 $4,865,224,284 15.8%
Total Expenditures $15,079 $30,767,924,182 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,336 $324,841,513,788 51.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $572 $29,350,053,799 4.7%
Staff $471 $24,151,307,291 3.8%
General Administration $200 $10,266,593,644 1.6%
School Administration $587 $30,091,720,454 4.8%
Operation $1,010 $51,800,394,937 8.2%
Transportation $464 $23,797,624,893 3.8%
Other $368 $18,843,845,750 3.0%
Total Support $3,673 $188,301,671,729 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,243 $114,972,145,768 18.3%
Total Expenditures $12,251 $628,114,952,936 100.0%