Columbia Explorers Elementary Academy

Public K-8

 4520 S Kedzie Ave
       Chicago, IL  60632-2904


 (773) 535-4050

District: City Of Chicago School District 299

SchoolDigger Rank:
940th of 2,064 Illinois Elementary Schools


Student/teacher ratio:  22.4
Number of students:  1,165
Kindergartners immunized:  97.1%

Racial breakdown:
Hispanic:
97.3%
White:
1.2%
African American:
0.6%
Free/discounted lunch recipients:  96.2%

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Performance Trends
Compare Details In 2017, Columbia Explorers Elementary Academy ranked better than 54.5% of elementary schools in Illinois. It also ranked 104th among 419 ranked elementary schools in the City Of Chicago School District 299. (See more...)
Compare Details In 2017 the calculated Average Standard Score was 50.18. (See more...)
Compare Details In 2017, Columbia Explorers Elementary Academy ranked better than 59.6% of middle schools in Illinois. (See more...)
Compare Details In 2017 the calculated Average Standard Score was 53. (See more...)
Student Body
Compare Details Racial makeup is: Hispanic (97.3%), White (1.2%), African American (0.6%). (See more...)
Compare Details 96.2% of students are receiving a free or discounted lunch. (See more...)
Compare Details 97.1% of the Kindergarten students at Columbia Explorers Elementary Academy have met state immunization requirements. (See more...)
Teachers
Compare Details The student/teacher ratio at Columbia Explorers Elementary Academy is 22.4. 403 elementary schools in the City Of Chicago School District 299 have better student/teacher ratios. (See more...)
Compare Columbia Explorers Elementary Academy employs 52 full-time teachers.
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Schooldigger 2017 Rankings:

Columbia Explorers Elementary Academy:

SchoolDigger ranks Columbia Explorers Elementary Academy 940th of 2064 Illinois public elementary schools. (See Columbia Explorers Elementary Academy in the ranking list.)
SchoolDigger ranks Columbia Explorers Elementary Academy 527th of 1304 Illinois public middle schools. (See Columbia Explorers Elementary Academy in the ranking list.)

City Of Chicago School District 299:

SchoolDigger ranks City Of Chicago School District 299 615th of 780 Illinois school districts. (See district ranking list.)


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Rank History for Columbia Explorers Elementary Academy

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Year Avg Standard Score Statewide Rank Total # Ranked Elementary Schools IL State Percentile SchoolDigger Rating
2003 19.60 1674th 2020 17.1%
2004 27.63 1612th 2030 20.6%
2005 21.48 1711th 2022 15.4%
2006 24.34 1736th 2086 16.8%
2007 15.62 1857th 2095 11.4%
2008 20.73 1765th 2092 15.6%
2009 27.84 1676th 2120 20.9%
2010 23.38 1764th 2139 17.5%
2011 31.99 1609th 2147 25.1%
2012 45.23 1400th 2166 35.4%
2013 32.98 1535th 2167 29.2%
2014 33.99 1446th 2093 30.9%
2015 41.45 1100th 2052 46.4%
2016 48.67 977th 2079 53.0%
2017 50.18 940th 2064 54.5%

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

Rank History for Columbia Explorers Elementary Academy

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Year Avg Standard Score Statewide Rank Total # Ranked Middle Schools IL State Percentile SchoolDigger Rating
2003 48.80 685th 1185 42.2%
2004 47.89 714th 1204 40.7%
2005 25.45 926th 1209 23.4%
2006 48.42 772nd 1272 39.3%
2007 39.98 891st 1287 30.8%
2008 40.07 877th 1293 32.2%
2009 34.64 969th 1318 26.5%
2010 39.37 933rd 1327 29.7%
2011 54.53 713th 1344 46.9%
2012 56.80 663rd 1365 51.4%
2013 55.41 616th 1367 54.9%
2014 48.44 711th 1322 46.2%
2015 44.25 634th 1302 51.3%
2016 56.28 485th 1322 63.3%
2017 53.00 527th 1304 59.6%

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 Columbia Explorers Elementary Academy

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Year White African American Asian Hispanic American Indian Pacific Islander Two or More Races Not Specified Total
2002 37 1 3 927 0 n/a n/a 0 968
2003 37 1 3 927 0 n/a n/a 0 968
2004 20 1 1 927 2 n/a n/a 0 951
2005 25 2 0 922 0 n/a n/a 0 949
2006 14 0 0 1035 0 n/a n/a 26 1075
2007 21 3 2 979 1 n/a n/a 26 1032
2008 29 0 2 860 2 n/a n/a 26 919
2009 26 2 0 988 1 n/a n/a 0 1017
2010 33 5 1 1061 1 n/a n/a 0 1101
2011 14 3 0 997 2 0 2 0 1018
2012 16 6 0 1003 3 3 2 0 1033
2013 11 1 1 1013 2 0 3 0 1031
2014 10 6 2 1047 2 0 6 0 1073
2015 13 6 2 1044 2 0 6 0 1073
2016 14 7 2 1133 3 0 6 0 1165

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 Columbia Explorers Elementary Academy

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Year # Students Fulltime Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
2002 968 32.0 30.3 90.3
2003 968 32.0 30.3 90.3
2004 951 36.5 26.1 96.4
2005 949 42.6 22.3 97.3
2006 1075 50.8 21.2 99.0
2007 1032 49.0 21.1 101.1
2008 919 46.0 20.0 102.6
2009 1017 45.0 22.6 96.0
2010 1101 52.0 21.1 99.7
2011 1018 49.0 20.7 98.0
2012 1033 50.0 20.6 98.6
2013 1031 73.1 14.0 98.3
2014 1073 52.0 20.6 97.8
2015 1073 51.0 21.0 98.4
2016 1165 52.0 22.4 96.2

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 Columbia Explorers Elementary Academy

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Year # Students Fulltime Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
2002 968 32.0 30.3 90.3
2003 968 32.0 30.3 90.3
2004 951 36.5 26.1 96.4
2005 949 42.6 22.3 97.3
2006 1075 50.8 21.2 99.0
2007 1032 49.0 21.1 101.1
2008 919 46.0 20.0 102.6
2009 1017 45.0 22.6 96.0
2010 1101 52.0 21.1 99.7
2011 1018 49.0 20.7 98.0
2012 1033 50.0 20.6 98.6
2013 1031 73.1 14.0 98.3
2014 1073 52.0 20.6 97.8
2015 1073 51.0 21.0 98.4
2016 1165 52.0 22.4 96.2

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

Columbia Explorers Elementary Academy

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Immunization Year Number of protected students Number of not protected students Students with medical exemption Students with religious exemption Students with approved immunization delay
Total 2009 965 68 n/a n/a n/a
Total 2010 965 156 n/a n/a n/a
Total 2011 990 30 n/a n/a n/a
Polio 2009 865 24 0 0 144
Polio 2010 1085 36 0 0 0
Polio 2011 1006 12 1 0 1
DTP 2009 860 27 0 0 146
DTP 2010 1075 46 0 0 0
DTP 2011 1009 10 0 0 1
Measles 2009 837 28 0 0 168
Measles 2010 1071 49 0 0 1
Measles 2011 1009 10 0 0 1
Mumps 2009 865 22 0 0 146
Mumps 2010 1086 35 0 0 0
Mumps 2011 1017 3 0 0 0
Rubella 2009 865 22 0 0 146
Rubella 2010 1086 35 0 0 0
Rubella 2011 1017 3 0 0 0
Hepatitus B 2009 345 22 2 0 126
Hepatitus B 2010 479 34 2 0 1
Hepatitus B 2011 418 1 2 0 0
HiB 2009 49 1 0 0 86
HiB 2010 110 19 0 0 0
HiB 2011 34 0 0 0 0
Chickenpox 2009 685 14 0 0 147
Chickenpox 2010 977 41 0 0 0
Chickenpox 2011 1017 3 0 0 0

Data source: Illinois State Board of Education

About Immunization Rates:
Each year, public and private schools across the state are required to send data about their students’ vaccination status to the Illinois State Board of Education. The state Board of Education compiles the data and shares them with the Illinois Department of Public Health. Public health officials use the data to monitor trends, track compliance with state immunization laws and identify pockets of vulnerability should an outbreak occur.

Source: Chicago Tribune

At this time, SchoolDigger.com only shows immunization data for public schools.




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