Penn Elementary School

1616 South Avers Ave, Chicago, IL 60623 | (773) 534-1665
  • Grades: PK-8
  • Student Enrollment: 369
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Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 1616 S Avers Ave, Chicago, IL 60623
  • Principal or Admin: Sherryl Moore-Ollie
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: 369
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 25.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 14.8
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 196 (53.1%)
  • Females: 173 (46.9%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 38 (10.3%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 328 (88.9%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 366 (99.2%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Penn Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black31284.6%
Asian--
Hispanic5715.4%
White--
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Penn Elementary School
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten5514.9%
Kindergarten349.2%
1st Grade4010.8%
2nd Grade3710.0%
3rd Grade4411.9%
4th Grade369.8%
5th Grade369.8%
6th Grade297.9%
7th Grade287.6%
8th Grade308.1%
Attendance, Graduation, and Dropout Rates (2010)
Attendance Rate
School:
91.6%
District:
91.5%
State:
93.9%
Source: IL Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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