Ward, J Elementary School

2701 South Shields Ave, Chicago, IL 60616 | (773) 534-9050
  • Grades: PK-8
  • Student Enrollment: 436
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School Description

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Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 2701 S Shields Ave, Chicago, IL 60616
  • Principal or Admin: Sharon Wilcher
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: 436
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 29.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 15.0
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 237 (54.4%)
  • Females: 199 (45.6%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 58 (13.3%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 336 (77.1%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 394 (90.4%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Ward, J Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black8519.5%
Asian27964.0%
Hispanic5211.9%
White204.6%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Ward, J Elementary School
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten378.5%
Kindergarten409.2%
1st Grade419.4%
2nd Grade409.2%
3rd Grade439.9%
4th Grade4911.2%
5th Grade4410.1%
6th Grade368.3%
7th Grade5111.7%
8th Grade5512.6%
Attendance, Graduation, and Dropout Rates (2010)
Attendance Rate
School:
98.1%
District:
91.5%
State:
93.9%
Source: IL Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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