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General D. Chappie James Elementary School of Science: Data

Visualization is a great way of putting numbers into context. On this page, you will find a broad array of statistics about General D. Chappie James Elementary School of Science, with each variable plotted on a chart showing how the school compares to others in the city.
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Performance

2 / 9
Below Average

1
9
Elementary School Performance Summary
Combined performance on state English and Mathematics exams. This is SchoolBook's summary score for performance for elementary schools, calculated by combining overall performance on state English and Mathematics exams.

Standardized Test Scores

280 / 425
Below Average

256
356
3rd Grade English
Average score.

275 / 425
Below Average

249
364
3rd Grade Math
Average score.

280 / 425
Below Average

262
353
4th Grade English
Average score.

276 / 425
Below Average

260
368
4th Grade Math
Average score.

279 / 425
Below Average

263
357
5th Grade English
Average score.

279 / 425
Below Average

231
366
5th Grade Math
Average score.

Satisfaction

1 / 9
Below Average

1
9
Satisfaction Level
Results of a city survey of parents, teachers and students. This is SchoolBook's summary score based on results of the city's annual survey of parents, teachers and students. The city awards points in four categories: Academic Expectations, Communications, Engagement, and Safety. We combined these into an overall score and translated the results onto a 1 to 9 scale.

Satisfaction with School Environment

6.8 / 10
Below Average

6.1
9.5
Academic Expectations
Response to city survey regarding the school's academic environment. This is one of four summary scores reported by the city as part of its annual survey of parents, middle- and high-school students, and teachers. According to the city's report, the survey questions in this category addressed whether "the school develops rigorous and meaningful academic goals that encourage students to do their best."

7.0 / 10
Below Average

6.2
9.6
Safety
City survey responses regarding the school's safety. This is one of four summary scores reported by the city as part of its annual survey of parents, middle- and high-school students, and teachers. According to the city's report, this category addressed whether parents, teachers and students feel ""the school creates a physically and emotionally secure environment in which everyone can focus on student learning.""

6.8 / 10
Below Average

5.7
9.3
Engagement
City survey responses regarding the engagement level of parents, teachers and students. This is one of four summary scores reported by the city as part of its annual survey of parents, middle- and high-school students, and teachers. According to the city's report, this category addressed whether people were ""engaged in an active and vibrant partnership to promote student learning."

6.7 / 10
Below Average

5.8
9.2
Communications
City survey responses regarding the school's communications. This is one of four summary scores reported by the city as part of its annual survey of parents, middle- and high-school students, and teachers. According to the city's report, this category addressed whether the ""school provides information about the school’s educational goals and offers appropriate feedback on each student’s learning outcomes."

Diversity

3
Below Average

1
9
Diversity Score
The likelihood that two students selected randomly would be of different races or ethnicities. A SchoolBook calculation, based on city enrollment data, that expresses the racial and ethnic mix of the student body on a 100-point scale. The formula determines the probability that two students selected at random will be of different backgrounds.

Diversity

2%

< 1%
100%
Asian
The percentage of students who are Asian.

82%

< 1%
100%
Black
The percentage of students who are black.

14%

< 1%
100%
Hispanic
The percentage of students who are Hispanic. Hispanic students as a percentage of the total enrollment. While some data sets treat Hispanic origin as a distinct category, allowing for dinstinct counts of Hispanic blacks, Hispanic whites, etc., in the DOE data, Hispanic is treated as a race, so each student is either Hispanic, Black, White or another race.

1%

< 1%
100%
Native American
The percentage of students who are Native American.

< 1%

< 1%
100%
White
The percentage of students who are white.

About the School

Staffing

12 : 1 / 30

4 : 1
27 : 1
Student-Teacher Ratio
The number of students divided by the number on the teaching staff. The official student-teacher ratio calculation included in the class size report. Generally, there's a strong correlation between this ratio and the peer index — schools with more high-needs students have lower ratios.

21.4 / 50
Above Average

10.9
33.0
Elementary Class Size
Average number of students per classroom, grades K-5. Average number of students per general education class in grades kindergarten through 5. Because the city average class size varies by school type, separate calculations are made for elementary, middle and high school grades.

97.7 / 250
Average

15.4
247.4
School Crowding
Overcrowding in schools, measured by the ratio of enrollment to capacity.

$74,886
Average

$52,197
$91,219
Average Teacher Pay
Average salary, general education teacher. This is the average salary of all general education teachers on the payroll as of October, 2010. Since teacher pay is based largely on years in the system, this variable is mostly a measure of experience -- the higher the average salary, the more seasoned the teaching staff. This value is calculated only when the payroll lists at least five teachers.

70%
Average

< 1%
100%
Experienced Teachers
The percentage of teachers with five or more years of classroom experience.

88%
Average

< 1%
100%
Teachers With a Master's Degree
The percentage of teachers with master's degrees.

Students

93%
Average

< 1%
100%
Elementary/Middle School Attendance Rate
Annual daily student attendance rate.

7%

< 1%
100%
English Language Learners
The percentage of students for whom English is a second language.

25%

< 1%
100%
Special Education
The percentage of students with Individualized Education Plans. This is the percentage of special education students -- those with ""Individualized Education Plans,"" known as I.E.P.s. This figure is reported in the city's annual school progress reports and is a component of its peer index.

1%

< 1%
100%
Recent Immigrant Rate
The percentage of recent immigrants attending this school.

85%

< 1%
100%
Student Stability Rate
The percentage of students remaining in school from year to year. Percentage of student in school this year who also attended last year. This number is not included in the most current version of the Comprehensive Educational Plan Demographics Report.

10%

< 1%
100%
Temporary Housing Rate
The percentage of students without stable living situations.

53%

< 1%
100%
Male
The percentage of students who are male.

47%

< 1%
100%
Female
The percentage of students who are female.