Skinner Elementary School

1260 West Adams St, Chicago, IL 60607 | (773) 534-7790
  • Grades: PK-8
  • Student Enrollment: 661
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School Description

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Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 1260 W Adams St, Chicago, IL 60607
  • Principal or Admin: Deborah M Clark
School Operational Details
  • Magnet School
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: 661
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 37.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 17.9
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 322 (48.7%)
  • Females: 339 (51.3%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 50 (7.6%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 127 (19.2%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 177 (26.8%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Skinner Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian20.3%
Black33250.2%
Asian14922.5%
Hispanic6710.1%
White11116.8%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Skinner Elementary School
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten538.0%
Kindergarten8312.6%
1st Grade8713.2%
2nd Grade619.2%
3rd Grade6810.3%
4th Grade659.8%
5th Grade8913.5%
6th Grade629.4%
7th Grade507.6%
8th Grade436.5%
Attendance, Graduation, and Dropout Rates (2010)
Attendance Rate
School:
97.2%
District:
91.5%
State:
93.9%
Teacher Credentials (2010)
Percent of Teachers with Emergency or Provisional Credentials
School:
2.8%
District:
1.2%
State:
0.5%
Percent of Classes Not Taught by Highly Qualified Teachers
School:
14.3%
District:
3.0%
State:
0.7%
Source: IL Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Test Scores and Performance Information

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The overall school rating shows that Skinner Elementary School performed on average much better than most other schools across the state on ISAT state exams in the following subjects:
  • Math
  • Reading
  • Science
AYP Information (2010)
Making AYP For Reading Composite: Yes
Reading Composite Percentage
School:
99.4%
District:
62.1%
State:
74.4%
Making AYP For Math Composite: Yes
Math Composite Percentage
School:
99.4%
District:
70.6%
State:
80.5%

ISAT - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 3 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201098.5%75.9%86.4%
2009100.0%72.2%85.2%
2008100.0%70.2%85.1%
 
Reading Test
201098.5%57.8%73.7%
200998.3%56.4%72.2%
200898.8%54.6%71.8%
 

Grade 4 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
2010100.0%76.3%85.9%
2009100.0%75.2%85.8%
200896.4%70.6%84.6%
 
Reading Test
201098.4%59.1%73.7%
2009100.0%58.8%73.8%
2008100.0%57.8%73.2%
 
Science Test
2010100.0%60.2%76.6%
2009100.0%58.9%76.8%
200891.1%56.0%76.2%
 

Grade 5 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
2010100.0%71.6%83.4%
200996.3%69.1%82.5%
200898.3%65.7%81.3%
 
Reading Test
2010100.0%59.5%74.7%
200998.2%57.6%73.5%
2008100.0%55.5%73.6%
 

Grade 6 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201098.4%74.4%84.6%
2009100.0%71.1%82.4%
200894.5%69.0%82.7%
 
Reading Test
2010100.0%70.3%81.2%
2009100.0%68.3%79.9%
200892.8%67.0%79.1%
 

Grade 7 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
2010100.0%76.0%84.4%
200995.2%72.4%82.7%
200895.6%68.2%80.4%
 
Reading Test
2010100.0%67.6%77.4%
200997.6%69.2%77.5%
200897.8%69.5%77.7%
 
Science Test
2010100.0%70.6%82.4%
200992.9%64.8%79.5%
200897.8%63.2%79.2%
 

Grade 8 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201095.5%76.5%83.7%
2009100.0%72.8%81.7%
200894.4%69.3%80.3%
 
Reading Test
201095.5%78.1%84.1%
2009100.0%77.6%83.6%
200896.3%75.0%81.4%
 
Source: IL Department of Education 2009-2010

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