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.
McDade Elementary Classical School made 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 McDade Elementary Classical School's test results to learn more about school performance.
In 2011, McDade Elementary Classical School had 16 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The Illinois average is 16 students per full-time equivalent teacher. Learn more about McDade Elementary Classical School's students and teachers. more
Elementary Schools Nearby
|School Name distance||TestRating||Community Rating|
|Neil Elementary School 0.3 miles|
|New Way Learning Center 0.5 miles||n/a|
|Gillespie Elementary School 0.7 miles|
|Burnside Elementary Scholastic Academy 0.7 miles|
|Pirie Elementary Fine Arts & Academic C Elementary School 0.7 miles|
Enrollment (2011)Total: 196
Student Economic Level (2011)In 2011, McDade Elementary Classical School had 32% 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, McDade Elementary Classical School had 16 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.