Goethe Elementary School

Public PK, KG-8

 2236 N Rockwell St
       Chicago, IL  60647-3004


 (773) 534-4135

District: City of Chicago School District 299

SchoolDigger Rank:
1074th of 2,100 Illinois Elementary Schools


Student/teacher ratio:  16.9
Number of students:  761

Immunizations:

Measles:
97.6%
Polio:
96.9%
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Racial breakdown:

Hispanic:
74.4%
White:
17.0%
African American:
4.2%
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Free/discounted lunch recipients:  72.0%

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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, Goethe Elementary School ranked worse than 51.1% of elementary schools in Illinois. It also ranked 111th 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 45.37. (See more...)
Compare Details In 2019, Goethe Elementary School ranked worse than 58% of middle schools in Illinois. (See more...)
Compare Details In 2019 the calculated Average Standard Score was 37.72. (See more...)
Student Body
Compare Details Racial makeup is: Hispanic (74.4%), White (17%), African American (4.2%). (See more...)
Compare Details 72% of students are receiving a free or discounted lunch. (See more...)
Teachers
Compare Details The student/teacher ratio at Goethe Elementary School is 16.9, which is the 105th best among 451 elementary schools in the City of Chicago School District 299. (See more...)
Compare Goethe Elementary School employs 44.8 full-time teachers.
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Schooldigger 2019 Rankings:

Goethe Elementary School:

SchoolDigger ranks Goethe Elementary School 1074th of 2100 Illinois public elementary schools. (See Goethe Elementary School in the ranking list.)
SchoolDigger ranks Goethe Elementary School 801st of 1380 Illinois public middle schools. (See Goethe 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 Goethe Elementary School

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Year Avg Standard Score Statewide Rank Total # Ranked Elementary Schools IL State Percentile SchoolDigger Rating
2003 37.70 1428th 2020 29.3%
2004 44.34 1327th 2030 34.6%
2005 34.35 1505th 2022 25.6%
2006 57.06 1145th 2086 45.1%
2007 58.61 1078th 2095 48.5%
2008 58.44 1087th 2092 48.0%
2009 61.84 997th 2120 53.0%
2010 62.39 986th 2139 53.9%
2011 55.57 1158th 2147 46.1%
2012 59.97 1041st 2166 51.9%
2013 56.06 1036th 2167 52.2%
2014 63.05 807th 2093 61.4%
2015 41.02 1108th 2052 46.0%
2016 42.32 1125th 2079 45.9%
2017 51.55 916th 2064 55.6%
2018 46.49 999th 2045 51.1%
2019 45.37 1074th 2100 48.9%

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

Rank History for Goethe Elementary School

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Year Avg Standard Score Statewide Rank Total # Ranked Middle Schools IL State Percentile SchoolDigger Rating
2003 35.34 820th 1185 30.8%
2004 45.81 734th 1204 39.0%
2005 55.32 648th 1209 46.4%
2006 68.51 421st 1272 66.9%
2007 62.58 558th 1287 56.6%
2008 73.71 340th 1293 73.7%
2009 60.32 608th 1318 53.9%
2010 68.32 455th 1327 65.7%
2011 61.78 588th 1344 56.3%
2012 67.78 459th 1365 66.4%
2013 67.92 404th 1367 70.4%
2014 67.85 397th 1322 70.0%
2015 63.08 376th 1302 71.1%
2016 76.68 252nd 1322 80.9%
2017 70.34 310th 1304 76.2%
2018 46.33 620th 1285 51.8%
2019 37.72 801st 1380 42.0%

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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by a citizen
Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Open Quote I serve on the Board for Friends of Goethe. I've been living in this community for over 17 years and have been so happy with the progress of this school. The staff is dedicated and the students are intelligent & kind. It has been a pleasure to get to know this school and support it! Close Quote


by a parent
Monday, September 26, 2011

Open Quote Teachers and Administrators are all very helpful! They have a passion for working with children of all backgrounds and cultures. they are open to volunteers and help children grow to responisble adults. They also have great standards on teaching and they strive to be their best. Close Quote



Enrollment information for Goethe Elementary School

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Year White African American Asian Hispanic American Indian Pacific Islander Two or More Races Not Specified Total
1988 119 55 19 826 n/a n/a n/a 1 1019
1989 91 69 6 838 1 n/a n/a 0 1005
1990 100 48 4 899 2 n/a n/a 0 1053
1991 107 47 3 865 1 n/a n/a 0 1023
1992 94 33 7 889 2 n/a n/a 0 1025
1993 67 31 3 873 2 n/a n/a 0 976
1994 96 22 2 819 0 n/a n/a 0 939
1995 65 26 10 809 1 n/a n/a 0 911
1996 65 26 10 809 1 n/a n/a 0 911
1997 59 11 8 807 0 n/a n/a 0 885
1998 57 10 6 784 0 n/a n/a 0 857
1999 48 18 4 767 2 n/a n/a 0 839
2000 41 22 2 781 0 n/a n/a 0 846
2001 38 14 2 759 2 n/a n/a 0 815
2002 42 18 4 714 0 n/a n/a 0 778
2003 42 18 4 714 0 n/a n/a 0 778
2004 30 27 6 709 0 n/a n/a 0 772
2005 31 24 5 656 0 n/a n/a 0 716
2006 23 10 3 599 0 n/a n/a 40 675
2007 20 15 4 587 0 n/a n/a 27 653
2008 30 15 2 592 0 n/a n/a 44 683
2009 60 30 7 673 0 n/a n/a 0 770
2010 65 28 9 637 1 n/a n/a 2 742
2011 72 25 2 655 12 1 15 0 782
2012 77 26 1 650 13 0 16 0 783
2013 80 24 2 644 15 0 18 0 783
2014 97 18 0 640 15 1 17 0 788
2015 100 33 3 632 13 1 14 0 796
2016 120 26 3 591 12 0 17 0 769
2017 138 35 4 571 18 n/a 15 0 781
2018 129 32 2 566 20 n/a 12 0 761

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 Goethe Elementary School

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Year # Students Full-time Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
1988 1019 47.0 21.6 n/a
1989 1005 49.0 20.5 n/a
1990 1053 53.0 19.8 n/a
1991 1023 61.0 16.7 n/a
1992 1025 58.0 17.6 n/a
1993 976 57.0 17.1 n/a
1994 939 58.0 16.2 n/a
1995 911 54.0 16.9 n/a
1996 911 54.0 16.9 n/a
1997 885 52.0 17.0 n/a
1998 857 50.0 17.1 n/a
1999 839 53.4 15.7 n/a
2000 846 48.4 17.5 n/a
2001 815 48.4 16.8 n/a
2002 778 48.0 16.2 94.5
2003 778 48.0 16.2 94.5
2004 772 44.4 17.4 93.0
2005 716 46.3 15.5 93.7
2006 675 44.0 15.3 101.4
2007 653 35.0 18.7 99.2
2008 683 34.0 20.1 100.0
2009 770 38.0 20.3 88.4
2010 742 41.0 18.1 91.6
2011 782 40.0 19.5 86.4
2012 783 39.0 20.0 85.3
2013 783 56.6 13.8 82.1
2014 788 48.0 16.4 82.0
2015 796 47.0 16.9 80.5
2016 769 45.0 17.0 77.9
2017 781 46.3 16.8 74.0
2018 761 44.8 16.9 72.0

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 Goethe Elementary School

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Year # Students Full-time Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
1988 1019 47.0 21.6 n/a
1989 1005 49.0 20.5 n/a
1990 1053 53.0 19.8 n/a
1991 1023 61.0 16.7 n/a
1992 1025 58.0 17.6 n/a
1993 976 57.0 17.1 n/a
1994 939 58.0 16.2 n/a
1995 911 54.0 16.9 n/a
1996 911 54.0 16.9 n/a
1997 885 52.0 17.0 n/a
1998 857 50.0 17.1 n/a
1999 839 53.4 15.7 n/a
2000 846 48.4 17.5 n/a
2001 815 48.4 16.8 n/a
2002 778 48.0 16.2 94.5
2003 778 48.0 16.2 94.5
2004 772 44.4 17.4 93.0
2005 716 46.3 15.5 93.7
2006 675 44.0 15.3 101.4
2007 653 35.0 18.7 99.2
2008 683 34.0 20.1 100.0
2009 770 38.0 20.3 88.4
2010 742 41.0 18.1 91.6
2011 782 40.0 19.5 86.4
2012 783 39.0 20.0 85.3
2013 783 56.6 13.8 82.1
2014 788 48.0 16.4 82.0
2015 796 47.0 16.9 80.5
2016 769 45.0 17.0 77.9
2017 781 46.3 16.8 74.0
2018 761 44.8 16.9 72.0

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

Goethe Elementary School

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YearPolioMeaslesMumpsRubellaHepatitis BVaricellaDTPPneumococcal Meningococcal
201598.9%99.0%99.0%99.0%37.2%99.3%99.3%13.1%
201699.0%99.1%99.1%99.1%36.7%99.0%73.8%11.6%9.0%
201798.1%98.4%98.4%98.4%40.3%97.6%97.8%13.2%18.4%
201898.2%99.0%99.0%99.0%40.5%98.6%98.7%13.0%26.7%
201996.9%97.6%97.6%97.6%42.7%96.5%97.0%13.8%26.2%

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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