Avalon Park Elementary School

8045 South Kenwood Ave, Chicago, IL 60619 | (773) 535-6615
  • Grades: PK-8
  • Student Enrollment: 469
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School Description

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Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 8045 S Kenwood Ave, Chicago, IL 60619
  • Principal or Admin: Shon Allen-Higginbottom
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details
  • Chicago Public Schools
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $10,392
  • Graduation Rate: 63.8%
  • Dropout Rate: 16.3%
  • Students Per Teacher: 17.8
  • Enrolled Students: 406,068

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 469
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 30.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 15.6
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 232 (49.5%)
  • Females: 237 (50.5%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 21 (4.5%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 445 (94.9%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 466 (99.4%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Avalon Park Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian10.2%
Black46699.4%
Asian--
Hispanic10.2%
White10.2%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Avalon Park Elementary School
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten367.7%
Kindergarten398.3%
1st Grade408.5%
2nd Grade408.5%
3rd Grade5211.1%
4th Grade398.3%
5th Grade4910.4%
6th Grade6614.1%
7th Grade5411.5%
8th Grade5411.5%
Attendance, Graduation, and Dropout Rates (2010)
Attendance Rate
School:
92.0%
District:
91.5%
State:
93.9%
Teacher Credentials (2010)
Percent of Teachers with Emergency or Provisional Credentials
School:
4.2%
District:
1.2%
State:
0.5%
Source: IL Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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