Jake Porway (firstname.lastname@example.org)
- What are the correlations (if any) between school performance and nearby crimes?
- What are the performance metrics of Enlace schools vs. non-Enlace schools?
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- Can we look at the above two questions w.r.t. certain crimes/schools?
- Can we find schools that are similar to Enlace schools?
- What is the attrition rate
Data, Links, Other Info We Rounded up
https://github.com/onyxfish/ffs/tree/master/illinois/board_of_ed - schemas for report card data
Abandoned buildings app http://chicagobuildings.org/
Data processing: https://github.com/JoeGermuska/chi-datadives-2012
Information: Enlace has programs at these schools: Rosario Castellanos 2425 S. Central Park work with 60% of student population (Middle School) http://schools.chicagotribune.com/isbe/150162990252106 Eli Whitney 2700 S. Komensky work with 20-25% (Middle School) http://schools.chicagotribune.com/isbe/150162990252513 Francisco I. Madero 2800 S. Kedzie work with 30-35% (Middle School) http://schools.chicagotribune.com/isbe/150162990252838 Farragut Career Acady 2324 S. Christiana work with 10% (High School-standalone) http://schools.chicagotribune.com/isbe/150162990250011 Infinity, 3120 S. Kostner, 30% of pop (High School-part of LVHS) http://schools.chicagotribune.com/isbe/150162990250837 MAS, 3120 S. Kostner, 30% (High School-part of LVHS) http://schools.chicagotribune.com/isbe/150162990250836 Social Justice, 3120 S. Kostner, 30% (High School-part of LVHS) http://schools.chicagotribune.com/isbe/150162990250835 World Language, 3120 S. Kostner, 30% (High School-part of LVHS) http://schools.chicagotribune.com/isbe/150162990250830
These are other area schools McCormick http://schools.chicagotribune.com/isbe/150162990252341 Kanoon http://schools.chicagotribune.com/isbe/150162990252806 Gary http://schools.chicagotribune.com/isbe/150162990252215 Ortiz http://schools.chicagotribune.com/isbe/150162990252898 Zapata http://schools.chicagotribune.com/isbe/150162990252897 Little Village Academy http://schools.chicagotribune.com/isbe/150162990252896 Cardenas http://schools.chicagotribune.com/school/150162990252783 Corkery http://schools.chicagotribune.com/isbe/150162990252145 Spry http://schools.chicagotribune.com/isbe/150162990252469 Saucedo http://schools.chicagotribune.com/isbe/150162990252829
Historical (pre-2011) crime data: https://data.cityofchicago.org/Public-Safety/Crimes-2001-to-present/ijzp-q8t2 note: download as CSV, website will truncate data set if you try other formats
Gang Boundaries 2400 Avers --- 2400 Lawndale
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3200 Avers --- 3200 Lawndale
Coordinates for Gang Boundaries 2400 Avers: 41.847922,-87.720938 2400 Lawndale: 41.924596,-87.719449 3200 Avers: 41.939171,-87.723529 3200 Lawndale: 41.93919,-87.719855
Findings, Results, Assorted Graphs and Such
Gather prior school data Can anyone access http://research.cps.k12.il.us/cps/accountweb/Reports ?
Upload neighorhood's data (see Neighborhoods folder or Neighborhoods.csv)
Gather schools with Enlace programs
Identify crime data for Little Village, look for peaks, and identify the trend in peaks
Identify "similar" schools to Enlace schools