Carter Elementary School

Public PK, KG-8

 5740 S Michigan Ave
       Chicago, IL  60637-1156


 (773) 535-0860

District: City of Chicago School District 299

SchoolDigger Rank:
1783rd of 2,100 Illinois Elementary Schools


Student/teacher ratio:  21.9
Number of students:  430

Immunizations:

Measles:
98.9%
Polio:
98.6%
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Racial breakdown:

African American:
98.6%
Hispanic:
1.4%

Free/discounted lunch recipients:  98.1%

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We updated the 2018-19 rankings and test scores for this school on Wednesday, October 30, 2019.


Performance Trends
Compare Details In 2019, Carter Elementary School ranked worse than 84.9% of elementary schools in Illinois. It also ranked 294th among 451 ranked elementary schools in the City of Chicago School District 299. (See more...)
Compare Details In 2019 the calculated Average Standard Score was 18.39. (See more...)
Compare Details In 2019, Carter Elementary School ranked worse than 91.2% of middle schools in Illinois. (See more...)
Compare Details In 2019 the calculated Average Standard Score was 13.2. (See more...)
Student Body
Compare Details Racial makeup is: African American (98.6%), Hispanic (1.4%). (See more...)
Compare Details 98.1% of students are receiving a free or discounted lunch. (See more...)
Teachers
Compare Details The student/teacher ratio at Carter Elementary School is 21.9. 384 elementary schools in the City of Chicago School District 299 have better student/teacher ratios. (See more...)
Compare Carter Elementary School employs 19.6 full-time teachers.
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Schooldigger 2019 Rankings:

Carter Elementary School:

SchoolDigger ranks Carter Elementary School 1783rd of 2100 Illinois public elementary schools. (See Carter Elementary School in the ranking list.)
SchoolDigger ranks Carter Elementary School 1259th of 1380 Illinois public middle schools. (See Carter Elementary School in the ranking list.)

City of Chicago School District 299:

SchoolDigger ranks City of Chicago School District 299 692nd of 813 Illinois school districts. (See district ranking list.)


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Rank History for Carter Elementary School

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Year Avg Standard Score Statewide Rank Total # Ranked Elementary Schools IL State Percentile SchoolDigger Rating
2003 4.98 1884th 2020 6.7%
2004 7.33 1866th 2030 8.1%
2005 4.21 1897th 2022 6.2%
2006 7.73 1932nd 2086 7.4%
2007 6.97 1959th 2095 6.5%
2008 2.52 2056th 2092 1.7%
2009 3.98 2065th 2120 2.6%
2010 4.12 2075th 2139 3.0%
2011 8.24 2025th 2147 5.7%
2012 8.32 2054th 2166 5.2%
2013 4.57 2132nd 2167 1.6%
2014 8.53 1991st 2093 4.9%
2015 23.82 1602nd 2052 21.9%
2016 20.63 1695th 2079 18.5%
2017 20.84 1671st 2064 19.0%
2018 17.99 1723rd 2045 15.7%
2019 18.39 1783rd 2100 15.1%

Data source: test scores: Illinois State Board of Education, rankings: SchoolDigger.com

Rank History for Carter Elementary School

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Year Avg Standard Score Statewide Rank Total # Ranked Middle Schools IL State Percentile SchoolDigger Rating
2003 7.20 1093rd 1185 7.8%
2004 6.38 1122nd 1204 6.8%
2005 4.83 1131st 1209 6.5%
2006 10.91 1139th 1272 10.5%
2007 12.38 1137th 1287 11.7%
2008 11.11 1158th 1293 10.4%
2009 10.10 1208th 1318 8.3%
2010 14.29 1172nd 1327 11.7%
2011 8.65 1269th 1344 5.6%
2012 8.07 1286th 1365 5.8%
2013 13.22 1231st 1367 9.9%
2014 4.31 1298th 1322 1.8%
2015 10.17 1257th 1302 3.5%
2016 15.85 1174th 1322 11.2%
2017 14.45 1173rd 1304 10.0%
2018 12.27 1198th 1285 6.8%
2019 13.20 1259th 1380 8.8%

Data source: test scores: Illinois State Board of Education, rankings: SchoolDigger.com

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Data source: Illinois State Board of Education

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Enrollment information for Carter Elementary School

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Year White African American Asian Hispanic American Indian Pacific Islander Two or More Races Not Specified Total
1989 n/a 853 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 4 853
1990 2 840 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 3 842
1991 0 746 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0 746
1992 0 714 0 2 0 n/a n/a 0 716
1993 0 735 0 2 0 n/a n/a 0 737
1994 0 724 0 1 0 n/a n/a 0 725
1995 0 679 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0 679
1996 0 679 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0 679
1997 0 683 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0 683
1998 0 688 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0 688
1999 0 701 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0 701
2000 0 725 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0 725
2001 0 757 0 2 0 n/a n/a 0 759
2002 1 614 0 1 0 n/a n/a 0 616
2003 1 614 0 1 0 n/a n/a 0 616
2004 0 596 0 1 0 n/a n/a 0 597
2005 0 644 0 1 0 n/a n/a 0 645
2006 0 519 0 0 1 n/a n/a 2 522
2007 0 422 0 0 0 n/a n/a 1 423
2008 0 449 0 1 2 n/a n/a 4 456
2009 0 446 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0 446
2010 1 417 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0 418
2011 0 399 0 4 0 1 1 0 405
2012 0 368 0 1 0 0 1 0 370
2013 0 327 0 8 0 0 0 0 335
2014 0 429 0 11 0 0 0 0 440
2015 0 427 0 8 0 0 1 0 436
2016 0 415 0 5 0 0 0 0 420
2017 n/a 394 n/a 8 n/a n/a n/a 0 402
2018 n/a 424 n/a 6 n/a n/a n/a 0 430

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Enrollment/Ethnicity
For more information about how the Department of Education defines ethnicity, see Defining Race and Ethnicity Data, National Center for Education Statistics

Students eligible for free or discounted lunch at Carter Elementary School

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Year # Students Full-time Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
1989 853 44.0 19.3 n/a
1990 842 44.0 19.1 n/a
1991 746 47.0 15.8 n/a
1992 716 41.0 17.4 n/a
1993 737 43.0 17.1 n/a
1994 725 41.0 17.7 n/a
1995 679 35.0 19.4 n/a
1996 679 35.0 19.4 n/a
1997 683 37.0 18.5 n/a
1998 688 37.0 18.6 n/a
1999 701 38.0 18.4 n/a
2000 725 35.0 20.7 n/a
2001 759 35.0 21.7 n/a
2002 616 40.0 15.4 67.0
2003 616 40.0 15.4 67.0
2004 597 29.4 20.3 85.6
2005 645 30.3 21.3 64.0
2006 522 33.1 15.8 95.2
2007 423 18.0 23.5 99.5
2008 456 22.0 20.7 96.7
2009 446 25.0 17.8 96.0
2010 418 22.0 19.0 99.3
2011 405 18.0 22.5 99.3
2012 370 17.0 21.7 99.2
2013 335 20.1 16.6 98.8
2014 440 26.5 16.6 99.3
2015 436 24.0 18.1 98.9
2016 420 23.0 18.2 97.4
2017 402 20.2 19.8 98.5
2018 430 19.6 21.9 98.1

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Students eligible for discounted/free lunch
For information about the National School Lunch Program, see the USDA Website

Student/Teacher Ratio Carter Elementary School

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Year # Students Full-time Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
1989 853 44.0 19.3 n/a
1990 842 44.0 19.1 n/a
1991 746 47.0 15.8 n/a
1992 716 41.0 17.4 n/a
1993 737 43.0 17.1 n/a
1994 725 41.0 17.7 n/a
1995 679 35.0 19.4 n/a
1996 679 35.0 19.4 n/a
1997 683 37.0 18.5 n/a
1998 688 37.0 18.6 n/a
1999 701 38.0 18.4 n/a
2000 725 35.0 20.7 n/a
2001 759 35.0 21.7 n/a
2002 616 40.0 15.4 67.0
2003 616 40.0 15.4 67.0
2004 597 29.4 20.3 85.6
2005 645 30.3 21.3 64.0
2006 522 33.1 15.8 95.2
2007 423 18.0 23.5 99.5
2008 456 22.0 20.7 96.7
2009 446 25.0 17.8 96.0
2010 418 22.0 19.0 99.3
2011 405 18.0 22.5 99.3
2012 370 17.0 21.7 99.2
2013 335 20.1 16.6 98.8
2014 440 26.5 16.6 99.3
2015 436 24.0 18.1 98.9
2016 420 23.0 18.2 97.4
2017 402 20.2 19.8 98.5
2018 430 19.6 21.9 98.1

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Student-Teacher Ratio
Student/teacher ratio is calculated by dividing the total number of students by the total number of full-time equivalent teachers. Please note that a smaller student/teacher ratio does not necessarily translate to smaller class size. In some instances, schools hire teachers part time, and some teachers are hired for specialized instruction with very small class sizes. These and other factors contribute to the student/teacher ratio. Note: For private schools, Student/teacher ratio may not include Pre-Kindergarten.

Immunization Rates

Carter Elementary School

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YearPolioMeaslesMumpsRubellaHepatitis BVaricellaDTPPneumococcal Meningococcal
201593.8%93.4%93.4%93.4%32.6%92.0%92.7%6.7%
201687.9%90.3%90.3%90.5%30.0%91.3%65.7%7.6%3.6%
201797.4%97.1%97.1%97.4%34.2%96.4%97.4%8.7%15.2%
201898.9%99.1%99.3%99.3%32.3%99.1%98.6%6.9%24.5%
201998.6%98.9%99.2%99.2%36.9%98.9%98.6%5.2%31.1%

Data source: Illinois State Board of Education




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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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