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.
Thorp O A Elementary Scholastic Acad 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 Thorp O A Elementary Scholastic Acad School's test results to learn more about school performance.
In 2011, Thorp O A Elementary Scholastic Acad School had 19 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The Illinois average is 16 students per full-time equivalent teacher. Learn more about Thorp O A Elementary Scholastic Acad School's students and teachers. more
|School Name distance||TestRating||Community Rating|
|Messiah Lutheran School 0.3 miles||n/a|
|St Pascal School 0.4 miles||n/a|
|Chicago Academy Elementary School 0.4 miles|
|Reinberg Elementary School 0.6 miles|
|St Ferdinand Parish School 0.8 miles||n/a|
Enrollment (2011)Total: 831
Student Economic Level (2011)In 2011, Thorp O A Elementary Scholastic Acad School had 48% 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, Thorp O A Elementary Scholastic Acad School 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.