Carter Elementary School

5740 South Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60637 | (773) 535-0860
  • Grades: PK-8
  • Student Enrollment: 418
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School Description

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  • Mailing Address: 5740 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60637
  • Principal or Admin: Anita L Harmon
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: 418
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 22.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 19.0
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 222 (53.1%)
  • Females: 196 (46.9%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 9 (2.2%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 406 (97.1%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 415 (99.3%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Carter Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black41799.8%
Asian--
Hispanic--
White10.2%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Carter Elementary School
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten419.8%
Kindergarten317.4%
1st Grade419.8%
2nd Grade4510.8%
3rd Grade5312.7%
4th Grade296.9%
5th Grade409.6%
6th Grade5513.2%
7th Grade4711.2%
8th Grade368.6%
Attendance, Graduation, and Dropout Rates (2010)
Attendance Rate
School:
92.1%
District:
91.5%
State:
93.9%
Teacher Credentials (2010)
Percent of Classes Not Taught by Highly Qualified Teachers
School:
6.9%
District:
3.0%
State:
0.7%
Source: IL Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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