Ariel Elementary Community Academy



Ariel Elementary Community Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ariel Elementary Community Academy Students by Grade
PK 40
K 54
1 53
2 61
3 60
4 67
5 57
6 49
7 56
8 54
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Ariel Elementary Community Academy is a public elementary school located in Chicago, IL in the City of Chicago School District 299. It enrolls 551 students in grades 1st through 12th. Ariel Elementary Community Academy is the 540th largest public school in Illinois and the 17,005th largest nationally. It has 15.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 551
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 35.97
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 17,005th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 540th out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,472nd out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 660th out of 2,345

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Ariel Elementary Community Academy Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 277
(50%)
150,004
(50%)
 Female 274
(50%)
147,201
(50%)

Ariel Elementary Community Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 536
(97%)
117,242
(39%)
 Hispanic 13
(2%)
136,780
(46%)
 Two or More 2
(0%)
4,546
(2%)
 White 0
(0%)
27,560
(9%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
9,613
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
434
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
1,030
(0%)

Ariel Elementary Community Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 422
(77%)
244,484
(82%)
 Not Eligible 129
(23%)
42,629
(14%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
10,527
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Ariel Elementary Community Academy is ranked 348th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ariel Elementary Community Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (76.6%) is higher than the state average of 54.0%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Ariel Elementary Community Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 404
2006 424
2007 431
2008 445
2009 446
2010 522
2011 550
2012 551

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.2
2006 14.1
2007 12.7
2008 15.9
2009 14.4
2010 18
2011 18.3
2012 15.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.81435643564356
2006 1.0094339622642
2007 1.0069605568445
2008 0.99325842696629
2009 0.9932735426009
2010 0.99425287356322
2011 0.85818181818182
2012 0.76588021778584

Compare Ariel Elementary Community Academy to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,530.0% 15.3:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 76.6%
 

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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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