Carson Elementary School

5516 South Maplewood Ave, Chicago, IL 60629 | (773) 535-9222
  • Grades: PK-8
  • Student Enrollment: 1,325
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 5516 S Maplewood Ave, Chicago, IL 60629
  • Principal or Admin: Javier Arriola-Lopez
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: 1,325
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 69.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 19.2
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 658 (49.7%)
  • Females: 667 (50.3%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 54 (4.1%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 1,268 (95.7%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 1,322 (99.8%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Carson Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black876.6%
Asian--
Hispanic1,23192.9%
White70.5%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Carson Elementary School
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten14410.9%
Kindergarten13310.0%
1st Grade14110.6%
2nd Grade13310.0%
3rd Grade13910.5%
4th Grade13910.5%
5th Grade13410.1%
6th Grade1108.3%
7th Grade1239.3%
8th Grade1299.7%
Attendance, Graduation, and Dropout Rates (2010)
Attendance Rate
School:
97.6%
District:
91.5%
State:
93.9%
Teacher Credentials (2010)
Percent of Teachers with Emergency or Provisional Credentials
School:
3.2%
District:
1.2%
State:
0.5%
Percent of Classes Not Taught by Highly Qualified Teachers
School:
5.0%
District:
3.0%
State:
0.7%
Source: IL Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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