Casals Elementary School

3501 West Potomac Ave, Chicago, IL 60651 | (773) 534-4444
  • Grades: PK-8
  • Student Enrollment: 488
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School Description

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Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 3501 W Potomac Ave, Chicago, IL 60651
  • Principal or Admin: Paula M Jeske
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: 488
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 26.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 18.8
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 240 (49.2%)
  • Females: 248 (50.8%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 20 (4.1%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 465 (95.3%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 485 (99.4%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Casals Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black23949.0%
Asian--
Hispanic24750.6%
White20.4%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Casals Elementary School
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten387.8%
Kindergarten5310.9%
1st Grade6513.3%
2nd Grade418.4%
3rd Grade5110.5%
4th Grade5110.5%
5th Grade4910.0%
6th Grade459.2%
7th Grade479.6%
8th Grade489.8%
Attendance, Graduation, and Dropout Rates (2010)
Attendance Rate
School:
93.0%
District:
91.5%
State:
93.9%
Teacher Credentials (2010)
Percent of Classes Not Taught by Highly Qualified Teachers
School:
4.2%
District:
3.0%
State:
0.7%
Source: IL Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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