Cicero School District 99


The Cicero School District 99 in Illinois serves a diverse student population, with 15 schools including 11 elementary schools and 4 middle schools. The district is predominantly Hispanic, with student populations ranging from 96.21% to 98.69% Hispanic across the schools.

Within the district, a few schools stand out. Cicero West Elementary School has the lowest student-teacher ratio (12.9) among the elementary schools, while Columbus East Elementary School has the lowest ratio (12.6) among the middle schools, suggesting more personalized attention for students. Additionally, Abe Lincoln Elementary School stands out with the highest proficiency rates in English Language Arts and Mathematics among the elementary schools, outperforming the district and state averages.

However, the district as a whole faces significant challenges, including high chronic absenteeism rates ranging from 30.7% to 45.6%, and generally low academic performance, with most schools performing below state averages in both English Language Arts and Mathematics proficiency. The district also has a high percentage of students receiving free or reduced-price lunch, indicating a high level of economic disadvantage. While there are pockets of success, the Cicero School District 99 needs to address these systemic issues to ensure equitable and high-quality education for all its students.

District Detail

 5110 W 24th St
Cicero, IL 60804-2948

 (708) 863-4856

SchoolDigger Rank:
757th of 823 Illinois districts

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Grades served: PK, KG-8
Students: 8,815

Primary Schools: 11
Middle Schools: 4
High Schools: 0
Alternative Schools: 0
We found 15 schools.

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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau, the Illinois Department of Public Health and the Illinois State Board of Education.

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