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B+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    B+
  2. Diversity
    A+
  3. Teachers
    A
Mark Sheridan Math & Science Academy is an above average, public, magnet school located in Chicago, IL. It has 559 students in grades K-8 with a student-teacher ratio of 20 to 1. According to state test scores, 55% of students are at least proficient in math and 51% in reading.
About Mark Sheridan Math & Science Academy...
School District
Chicago Public Schools
Address
533 W 27th St
Chicago, IL 60616
Telephone
(773) 534-9120

Mark Sheridan Math & Science Academy Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
51%
Percent Proficient - Math
55%
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Living in the Area
A-
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Cost of Living
    C+
  2. Good for Families
    B+
  3. Housing
    C-
Area Feel
Urban
Median Household Income
$50,434
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$987
National
$949
Median Home Value
$225,200
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
559
Free or Reduced Lunch
50%
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Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
20:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$74,254
Teachers in First/Second Year
6.5%
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2 reviews
Overall, the school is very safe and the students seem to feel comfortable. The K-5 program is fairly strong with great teachers. The 6-8th grade program needs some major work to make it more creative. Admin needs some help in forming a more cohesive team with the teachers. Also, the admin needs tends to run the school on fear of retribution from CPS vs. taking chances like other great CPS school's that take chances. Overall safe school but lacks creativity and is glad willing to hand your kid a ton of boring worksheets instead of putting in a little effort to teach for life...vs teach for a test score.
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MSA has strong academics. The staff has fostered a welcoming and respectful learning environment and culture among the students. The teachers are enthusiastic, experienced and exceptional. The school is relatively small for a CPS school and, as such, its clubs and sports are somewhat more limited than some of the larger schools.