Thorp, J N Elementary School

8914 South Buffalo Ave, Chicago, IL 60617 | (773) 535-6250
  • Grades: PK-8
  • Student Enrollment: 533
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 8914 S Buffalo Ave, Chicago, IL 60617
  • Principal or Admin: Tony Fisher
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: 533
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 29.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 18.4
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 285 (53.5%)
  • Females: 248 (46.5%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 24 (4.5%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 506 (94.9%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 530 (99.4%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Thorp, J N Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian10.2%
Black43882.2%
Asian--
Hispanic9317.4%
White10.2%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Thorp, J N Elementary School
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten499.2%
Kindergarten5911.1%
1st Grade407.5%
2nd Grade6412.0%
3rd Grade5610.5%
4th Grade6211.6%
5th Grade448.3%
6th Grade499.2%
7th Grade6111.4%
8th Grade499.2%
Attendance, Graduation, and Dropout Rates (2010)
Attendance Rate
School:
93.1%
District:
91.5%
State:
93.9%
Source: IL Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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