Drake Elementary School

2722 South King Dr, Chicago, IL 60616 | (773) 534-9129
  • Grades: PK-8
  • Student Enrollment: 230
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5 out of 5 | 3 Reviews
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 2722 S King Dr, Chicago, IL 60616
  • Principal or Admin: Yvonne E Jones
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: 230
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 18.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 12.8
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 129 (56.1%)
  • Females: 101 (43.9%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 21 (9.1%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 201 (87.4%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 222 (96.5%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Drake Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black21995.2%
Asian20.9%
Hispanic73.0%
White20.9%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Drake Elementary School
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten93.9%
Kindergarten219.1%
1st Grade177.4%
2nd Grade229.6%
3rd Grade3414.8%
4th Grade208.7%
5th Grade229.6%
6th Grade2611.3%
7th Grade2812.2%
8th Grade3113.5%
Attendance, Graduation, and Dropout Rates (2010)
Attendance Rate
School:
94.4%
District:
91.5%
State:
93.9%
Source: IL Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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3 reviews for Drake Elementary School

  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on January 05, 2010
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • One of the finest. Every student is attended to, and it also has the fines autism program anywhere.
  • Reviewed by Community Member on October 31, 2009
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • Drake has a thriving and committed staff. Principal is dedicated to making Drake better and better every year. Drake won a special partnerships award from the Principal for a Day program last year and continues to make strides in meeting community academic needs and excellence.

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