Wentworth Elementary School

6950 South Sangamon St, Chicago, IL 60621 | (773) 535-3394
  • Grades: PK-8
  • Student Enrollment: 404
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 6950 S Sangamon St, Chicago, IL 60621
  • Principal or Admin: Paula L Powers
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: 404
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 21.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 19.2
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 213 (52.7%)
  • Females: 191 (47.3%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 6 (1.5%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 390 (96.5%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 396 (98.0%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Wentworth Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black39998.8%
Asian--
Hispanic51.2%
White--
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Wentworth Elementary School
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten5313.1%
Kindergarten5012.4%
1st Grade358.7%
2nd Grade4210.4%
3rd Grade4912.1%
4th Grade399.7%
5th Grade338.2%
6th Grade409.9%
7th Grade297.2%
8th Grade348.4%
Attendance, Graduation, and Dropout Rates (2010)
Attendance Rate
School:
91.4%
District:
91.5%
State:
93.9%
Source: IL Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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1 review for Wentworth Elementary School

  • Reviewed by Parent or Guardian on April 15, 2011
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • Since the new principal has taken over, I have noticed a TREMENDOUS change in the school. The staff is more involved.The after school programs are much better. My children enjoy going to school now!

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