Banneker Elementary School

6656 South Normal Blvd, Chicago, IL 60621 | (773) 535-3020
  • Grades: PK-8
  • Student Enrollment: 356
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Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 6656 S Normal Blvd, Chicago, IL 60621
  • Principal or Admin: Celia Coleman
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: 356
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 19.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 18.7
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 177 (49.7%)
  • Females: 179 (50.3%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 16 (4.5%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 326 (91.6%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 342 (96.1%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Banneker Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black35599.7%
Asian--
Hispanic10.3%
White--
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Banneker Elementary School
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten3710.4%
Kindergarten257.0%
1st Grade277.6%
2nd Grade329.0%
3rd Grade5114.3%
4th Grade3911.0%
5th Grade339.3%
6th Grade3810.7%
7th Grade3810.7%
8th Grade3610.1%
Attendance, Graduation, and Dropout Rates (2010)
Attendance Rate
School:
90.5%
District:
91.5%
State:
93.9%
Source: IL Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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