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B+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    B+
  2. Diversity
    A-
  3. Teachers
    A
James Ward Elementary School is an above average, public school located in Chicago, IL. It has 555 students in grades PK, K-8 with a student-teacher ratio of 21 to 1. According to state test scores, 59% of students are at least proficient in math and 47% in reading.
About James Ward Elementary School...
School District
Chicago Public Schools
Address
2701 S Shields Ave
Chicago, IL 60616
Telephone
(773) 534-9050

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
47%
Percent Proficient - Math
59%

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Living in the Area
B-
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Cost of Living
    C
  2. Good for Families
    C+
  3. Housing
    D-
Area Feel
Urban
Median Household Income
$38,926
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$821
National
$949
Median Home Value
$259,081
National
$184,700

Students

Diversity
A-
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
555
Free or Reduced Lunch
83%
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Preschool

Annual Cost
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Starting Age
3
Pre-K Student-Teacher Ratio
Schedule Options
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  • Offers Part Week
  • Offers Full Day
  • Offers Part Day

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
21:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$74,254
Teachers in First/Second Year
12.9%
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Teachers are willing to stay after school and help you. Everyone is friendly.
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