Otis Elementary School

525 North Armour St, Chicago, IL 60642 | (773) 534-7665
  • Grades: PK-8
  • Student Enrollment: 425
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4.5 out of 5 | 2 Reviews
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 525 N Armour St, Chicago, IL 60642
  • Principal or Admin: Jaime Sanchez
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: 425
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 30.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 14.2
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 215 (50.6%)
  • Females: 210 (49.4%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 50 (11.8%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 372 (87.5%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 422 (99.3%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Otis Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian20.5%
Black7116.7%
Asian51.2%
Hispanic32376.0%
White245.6%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Otis Elementary School
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten4811.3%
Kindergarten399.2%
1st Grade388.9%
2nd Grade4310.1%
3rd Grade4610.8%
4th Grade245.6%
5th Grade4410.4%
6th Grade4610.8%
7th Grade307.1%
8th Grade6715.8%
Attendance, Graduation, and Dropout Rates (2010)
Attendance Rate
School:
94.9%
District:
91.5%
State:
93.9%
Teacher Credentials (2010)
Percent of Classes Not Taught by Highly Qualified Teachers
School:
6.3%
District:
3.0%
State:
0.7%
Source: IL Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Overall Rating: 4.5

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2 reviews for Otis Elementary School

  • Reviewed by Former Student on February 05, 2010
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • Otis is an awesome school I graduated there last year. I was in otis from kindergarten to 8th, I had lots of friends and the best thing is that I graduated with some of them. I really miss that school but ill be visiting all of my teachers when I can
  • Reviewed by Student on March 10, 2009
  • Rating: 4 (4 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • this school has been a great experience for me. ive been at james otis since kindergarden and im going to graduate this year.
    ive met a unch of friends.my teachers take thir time if i or someone doesnt understand something.otis is a great school. and if you move near this neighborhood i truely recomend james otis elemantary school.
    it is a experience you will never forget

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