New Direction Academy

  • Grades: 1-8
  • Student Enrollment: 17
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  • Address
  • 8422 S Damen Ave
  • Chicago, IL 60620
  • Phone
  • (773) 239-2342
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School Description

New Direction Academy enrolls 17 elementary school students from grades 1-8. It is located in Chicago, IL, which is a highly populated city with a median household income of $38,625.

School Operational Details
  • Special Education
  • Students Have Access to a Library or Media Center
School Days and Hours
  • School Days Per Year: 178
  • School Hours Per Day: 6
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Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 17
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 8.0
    Full-Time Teachers: 8
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 2.1
  • Percent Minority Students: 100.0%
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 14 (82.4%)
  • Females: 3 (17.6%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
New Direction Academy Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black17100.0%
Asian--
Hispanic--
White--
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For New Direction Academy
  Number Percent
1st Grade211.8%
2nd Grade15.9%
3rd Grade15.9%
4th Grade317.6%
5th Grade15.9%
6th Grade317.6%
7th Grade211.8%
8th Grade423.5%
Source: IL Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010
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