Columbia Explorers Elementary Academy

4520 South Kedzie Ave, Chicago, IL 60632 | (773) 535-4050
  • Grades: PK-8
  • Student Enrollment: 1,101
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 4520 S Kedzie Ave, Chicago, IL 60632
  • Principal or Admin: Jose Barrera
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: 1,101
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 52.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 21.2
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 593 (53.9%)
  • Females: 508 (46.1%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 53 (4.8%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 1,045 (94.9%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 1,098 (99.7%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Columbia Explorers Elementary Academy Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian10.09%
Black50.5%
Asian10.09%
Hispanic1,06196.4%
White333.0%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Columbia Explorers Elementary Academy
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten13111.9%
Kindergarten12211.1%
1st Grade12711.5%
2nd Grade11910.8%
3rd Grade11710.6%
4th Grade1059.5%
5th Grade1049.4%
6th Grade1009.1%
7th Grade736.6%
8th Grade1039.4%
Attendance, Graduation, and Dropout Rates (2010)
Attendance Rate
School:
95.6%
District:
91.5%
State:
93.9%
Source: IL Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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