Gillespie Elementary School

9301 South State St, Chicago, IL 60619 | (773) 535-5065
  • Grades: PK-8
  • Student Enrollment: 534
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 9301 S State St, Chicago, IL 60619
  • Principal or Admin: Michelle Willis
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: 534
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 28.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 19.1
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 293 (54.9%)
  • Females: 241 (45.1%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 35 (6.6%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 484 (90.6%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 519 (97.2%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Gillespie Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black52698.5%
Asian--
Hispanic71.3%
White10.2%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Gillespie Elementary School
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten427.9%
Kindergarten448.2%
1st Grade509.4%
2nd Grade519.6%
3rd Grade8115.2%
4th Grade519.6%
5th Grade5410.1%
6th Grade499.2%
7th Grade5510.3%
8th Grade5710.7%
Attendance, Graduation, and Dropout Rates (2010)
Attendance Rate
School:
93.0%
District:
91.5%
State:
93.9%
Teacher Credentials (2010)
Percent of Classes Not Taught by Highly Qualified Teachers
School:
4.3%
District:
3.0%
State:
0.7%
Source: IL Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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