Pershing West Elementary Magnet School

3200 South Calumet Ave, Chicago, IL 60616 | (773) 534-9240
  • Grades: 4-8
  • Student Enrollment: 264
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 3200 S Calumet Ave, Chicago, IL 60616
  • Principal or Admin: Cheryl Watkins
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
  • Magnet School
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: 264
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 17.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 15.5
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 125 (47.3%)
  • Females: 139 (52.7%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 60 (22.7%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 201 (76.1%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 261 (98.9%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Pershing West Elementary Magnet School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black25295.5%
Asian41.5%
Hispanic83.0%
White--
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Pershing West Elementary Magnet School
  Number Percent
4th Grade5922.3%
5th Grade5621.2%
6th Grade5621.2%
7th Grade4316.3%
8th Grade5018.9%
Attendance, Graduation, and Dropout Rates (2010)
Attendance Rate
School:
96.0%
District:
91.5%
State:
93.9%
Source: IL Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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