About This School
Magnet schools are public schools that offer a specialized curriculum or educational philosophy, often with a specific focus or theme. Magnet schools promote student diversity because they are open to students outside the normal school district boundaries and often attract high caliber students through competitive programs.
Burnside Elementary Scholastic Academy did not make AYP in 2012. Under No Child Left Behind, a school makes Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) if it achieves the minimum levels of improvement determined by the state of Illinois in terms of student performance and other accountability measures. See Burnside Elementary Scholastic Academy's test results to learn more about school performance.
In 2011, Burnside Elementary Scholastic Academy had 19 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The Illinois average is 16 students per full-time equivalent teacher. Learn more about Burnside Elementary Scholastic Academy's students and teachers. more
|School Name distance||TestRating||Community Rating|
|Chesterfield Tom Thumb Daycare Center 0.2 miles||n/a|
|Nkrumah Academy Elementary School 0.5 miles|
|Washington H Elementary School 0.6 miles|
|McDade Elementary Classical School 0.7 miles|
|Pirie Elementary Fine Arts & Academic C Elementary School 0.8 miles|
Enrollment (2011)Total: 764
Student Economic Level (2011)In 2011, Burnside Elementary Scholastic Academy had 82% of students eligible for free or reduced price lunch programs. Illinois had 44% of eligible students for free or reduced price lunch programs. Eligibility for the National School Lunch Program is based on family income levels.
Student Ethnicity (2011)
City of Chicago SD 299 District Spending
In 2011, Burnside Elementary Scholastic Academy had 19 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The Illinois average is 16 students per full-time equivalent teacher.Compare to other schools in City of Chicago School District 299
About the ISAT
What is it?
The ISAT is an annual test used to measure a student's mastery of the state's grade-level academic standards.
Which Grades and Subjects?
Students are assessed in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math and in grades 4 and 7 in science.
How is it Scored?
Students are rated at one of four levels: academic warning, below standards, meets standards and exceeds standards. The goal is for all students to meet or exceed the state standards.