School Details

McKinley Elementary School

5900 West 14th Street, Cicero, IL 60804
(708) 652-8890

(out of 10)

Public Grades K-3 286 students 26 students/teacher (IL avg is 17)

Test Scores by grade


Illinois Standards Achievement Test (ISAT)

In 2011-2012 Illinois used the Illinois Standards Achievement Test (ISAT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and in grades 4 and 7 in science. The ISAT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Illinois. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.
  • This school in 2013
  • Cicero School District 99 average
  • Illinois state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

McKinley Elementary School is a public elementary school in Cicero. The principal of McKinley Elementary School is Mrs. Jennifer Ferguson. 286 children attend McKinley Elementary School and identify as Hispanic; Black, non-Hispanic; and White, non-Hispanic. 57% of the McKinley Elementary School students have "limited English proficiency." 52% of the 286 students here are classified as "economically disadvantaged", and 77% are paying reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at McKinley Elementary School is 26:1. St Frances Of Rome School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Hispanic 91% 94%
Black, non-Hispanic 4% 2%
White, non-Hispanic 4% 3%
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.7% 0%
Asian 0.7% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.3% 1%
Multiracial 0% 0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 77% 90%
Limited English proficiency 57% 51%
Economically disadvantaged 52% 78%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (6 years ago)

    I find that the Principal sets a great tone for the school. She goes above and beyond to help all of her students succeed. The principal works well with her faculty and they in turn work hard for her and the children.

  • (7 years ago)

    Fantastic school and excellent staff!

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