Penn Elementary School

Public PK, KG-8

 1616 S Avers Ave
       Chicago, IL  60623-2401


 (773) 534-1665

District: City of Chicago School District 299

SchoolDigger Rank:
1830th of 2,100 Illinois Elementary Schools


Student/teacher ratio:  16.2
Number of students:  313

Immunizations:

Measles:
98.5%
Polio:
96.7%
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Racial breakdown:

African American:
91.4%
Hispanic:
8.0%
White:
0.3%
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Free/discounted lunch recipients:  99.4%

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Performance Trends
Compare Details In 2019, Penn Elementary School ranked worse than 87.1% of elementary schools in Illinois. It also ranked 313th 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 16.73. (See more...)
Compare Details In 2019, Penn Elementary School ranked worse than 85.4% of middle schools in Illinois. (See more...)
Compare Details In 2019 the calculated Average Standard Score was 16.62. (See more...)
Student Body
Compare Details Racial makeup is: African American (91.4%), Hispanic (8%), American Indian (0.3%). (See more...)
Compare Details 99.4% of students are receiving a free or discounted lunch. (See more...)
Teachers
Compare Details The student/teacher ratio at Penn Elementary School is 16.2, which is the 68th best among 451 elementary schools in the City of Chicago School District 299. (See more...)
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Schooldigger 2019 Rankings:

Penn Elementary School:

SchoolDigger ranks Penn Elementary School 1830th of 2100 Illinois public elementary schools. (See Penn Elementary School in the ranking list.)
SchoolDigger ranks Penn Elementary School 1178th of 1380 Illinois public middle schools. (See Penn 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 Penn Elementary School

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Year Avg Standard Score Statewide Rank Total # Ranked Elementary Schools IL State Percentile SchoolDigger Rating
2003 1.09 2012th 2020 0.4%
2004 2.23 1967th 2030 3.1%
2005 1.57 1970th 2022 2.6%
2006 7.85 1929th 2086 7.5%
2007 8.54 1935th 2095 7.6%
2008 2.63 2053rd 2092 1.9%
2009 6.65 2009th 2120 5.2%
2010 2.90 2098th 2139 1.9%
2011 9.96 1997th 2147 7.0%
2012 5.49 2095th 2166 3.3%
2013 11.74 1988th 2167 8.3%
2014 14.88 1859th 2093 11.2%
2015 16.47 1802nd 2052 12.2%
2016 17.48 1790th 2079 13.9%
2017 16.59 1794th 2064 13.1%
2018 14.32 1840th 2045 10.0%
2019 16.73 1830th 2100 12.9%

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

Rank History for Penn Elementary School

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Year Avg Standard Score Statewide Rank Total # Ranked Middle Schools IL State Percentile SchoolDigger Rating
2003 10.04 1056th 1185 10.9%
2004 6.61 1116th 1204 7.3%
2005 2.28 1188th 1209 1.7%
2006 5.36 1206th 1272 5.2%
2007 9.96 1166th 1287 9.4%
2008 9.02 1184th 1293 8.4%
2009 17.84 1118th 1318 15.2%
2010 15.82 1158th 1327 12.7%
2011 2.10 1325th 1344 1.4%
2012 6.52 1305th 1365 4.4%
2013 11.35 1256th 1367 8.1%
2014 15.01 1176th 1322 11.0%
2015 31.21 875th 1302 32.8%
2016 33.80 828th 1322 37.4%
2017 12.81 1205th 1304 7.6%
2018 13.63 1169th 1285 9.0%
2019 16.62 1178th 1380 14.6%

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 Penn Elementary School

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Year White African American Asian Hispanic American Indian Pacific Islander Two or More Races Not Specified Total
1989 4 735 n/a 67 n/a n/a n/a 2 806
1990 2 760 n/a 81 3 n/a n/a 1 846
1991 2 782 1 51 0 n/a n/a 0 836
1992 7 732 1 45 0 n/a n/a 0 785
1993 4 711 0 43 0 n/a n/a 0 758
1994 8 657 0 38 0 n/a n/a 0 703
1995 3 696 1 33 0 n/a n/a 0 733
1996 3 696 1 33 0 n/a n/a 0 733
1997 0 735 0 38 0 n/a n/a 0 773
1998 1 721 1 40 2 n/a n/a 0 765
1999 1 705 0 26 0 n/a n/a 0 732
2000 1 656 0 35 0 n/a n/a 0 692
2001 1 631 0 36 0 n/a n/a 0 668
2002 0 614 0 29 1 n/a n/a 0 644
2003 0 614 0 29 1 n/a n/a 0 644
2004 0 587 0 27 0 n/a n/a 0 614
2005 1 516 0 31 7 n/a n/a 0 555
2006 2 496 0 44 0 n/a n/a 7 549
2007 0 369 0 46 0 n/a n/a 5 420
2008 1 365 0 39 1 n/a n/a 5 411
2009 0 349 0 33 0 n/a n/a 0 382
2010 0 312 0 57 0 n/a n/a 0 369
2011 0 341 0 72 0 0 1 0 414
2012 0 343 0 76 0 0 1 0 420
2013 0 294 0 62 0 0 0 0 356
2014 0 355 0 43 0 0 0 0 398
2015 1 335 0 34 0 0 0 0 370
2016 1 331 0 36 0 0 1 0 369
2017 1 318 1 31 1 n/a n/a 0 352
2018 1 286 n/a 25 1 n/a n/a 0 313

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 Penn Elementary School

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Year # Students Full-time Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
1989 806 50.0 16.1 n/a
1990 846 47.0 18.0 n/a
1991 836 49.0 17.0 n/a
1992 785 53.0 14.8 n/a
1993 758 52.0 14.6 n/a
1994 703 42.0 16.7 n/a
1995 733 39.0 18.8 n/a
1996 733 39.0 18.8 n/a
1997 773 50.0 15.5 n/a
1998 765 52.0 14.7 n/a
1999 732 45.0 16.3 n/a
2000 692 42.0 16.5 n/a
2001 668 40.0 16.7 n/a
2002 644 38.0 16.9 92.1
2003 644 38.0 16.9 92.1
2004 614 32.1 19.1 99.5
2005 555 41.1 13.5 90.8
2006 549 39.7 13.8 88.2
2007 420 24.0 17.5 79.5
2008 411 19.0 21.6 89.2
2009 382 24.0 15.9 92.7
2010 369 25.0 14.7 99.2
2011 414 22.0 18.8 99.3
2012 420 28.0 15.0 99.3
2013 356 34.1 10.4 97.8
2014 398 26.0 15.3 97.0
2015 370 24.0 15.4 98.9
2016 369 23.0 16.0 97.8
2017 352 20.2 17.4 99.1
2018 313 19.2 16.2 99.4

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 Penn Elementary School

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Year # Students Full-time Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
1989 806 50.0 16.1 n/a
1990 846 47.0 18.0 n/a
1991 836 49.0 17.0 n/a
1992 785 53.0 14.8 n/a
1993 758 52.0 14.6 n/a
1994 703 42.0 16.7 n/a
1995 733 39.0 18.8 n/a
1996 733 39.0 18.8 n/a
1997 773 50.0 15.5 n/a
1998 765 52.0 14.7 n/a
1999 732 45.0 16.3 n/a
2000 692 42.0 16.5 n/a
2001 668 40.0 16.7 n/a
2002 644 38.0 16.9 92.1
2003 644 38.0 16.9 92.1
2004 614 32.1 19.1 99.5
2005 555 41.1 13.5 90.8
2006 549 39.7 13.8 88.2
2007 420 24.0 17.5 79.5
2008 411 19.0 21.6 89.2
2009 382 24.0 15.9 92.7
2010 369 25.0 14.7 99.2
2011 414 22.0 18.8 99.3
2012 420 28.0 15.0 99.3
2013 356 34.1 10.4 97.8
2014 398 26.0 15.3 97.0
2015 370 24.0 15.4 98.9
2016 369 23.0 16.0 97.8
2017 352 20.2 17.4 99.1
2018 313 19.2 16.2 99.4

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

Penn Elementary School

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YearPolioMeaslesMumpsRubellaHepatitis BVaricellaDTPPneumococcal Meningococcal
201594.7%95.2%95.2%95.2%33.3%95.0%93.1%6.9%
201692.8%93.3%93.3%93.3%39.4%95.2%66.5%13.1%11.3%
201796.2%97.5%97.5%97.5%40.7%96.2%96.5%12.8%20.5%
201898.1%98.4%98.4%98.4%43.5%97.8%98.4%13.6%28.4%
201996.7%98.5%98.5%98.5%47.8%98.2%97.8%16.3%30.7%

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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