Parkside Elementary Community Academy

6938 South East End Ave, Chicago, IL 60649 | (773) 535-0940
  • Grades: PK-8
  • Student Enrollment: 370
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5 out of 5 | 1 Review
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 6938 S East End Ave, Chicago, IL 60649
  • Principal or Admin: Dorothy Thompson
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: 370
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 21.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 17.6
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 195 (52.7%)
  • Females: 175 (47.3%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 8 (2.2%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 348 (94.1%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 356 (96.2%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Parkside Elementary Community Academy Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black36899.5%
Asian--
Hispanic20.5%
White--
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Parkside Elementary Community Academy
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten3810.3%
Kindergarten3910.5%
1st Grade4311.6%
2nd Grade297.8%
3rd Grade4612.4%
4th Grade3710.0%
5th Grade349.2%
6th Grade4813.0%
7th Grade246.5%
8th Grade328.6%
Attendance, Graduation, and Dropout Rates (2010)
Attendance Rate
School:
91.6%
District:
91.5%
State:
93.9%
Teacher Credentials (2010)
Percent of Classes Not Taught by Highly Qualified Teachers
School:
5.6%
District:
3.0%
State:
0.7%
Source: IL Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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1 review for Parkside Elementary Community Academy

  • Reviewed by Former Student on August 28, 2009
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • Parkside is a great school that has very educated students.But Parkside needs to know if a student is in the gifted program and is working on higher grade work and doing it right then they shall be skipped to the next grade if they know more then they need to know in their current grade.

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