Beard Elementary School



Beard Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Beard Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 54
K 17
1 21
2 32
3 35
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Beard Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Chicago, IL in the City of Chicago School District 299. It enrolls 159 students in grades 1st through 12th. Beard Elementary School is the 2,334th largest public school in Illinois and the 50,154th largest nationally. It has 5.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 159
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 5.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 30.48
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 50,154th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 2,334th out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 57th out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 966th out of 2,345

Find Former BES Alumni

Beard Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 126
(79%)
150,004
(50%)
 Female 33
(21%)
147,201
(50%)

Beard Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Hispanic 72
(45%)
136,780
(46%)
 White 56
(35%)
27,560
(9%)
 Asian 14
(9%)
9,613
(3%)
 Black 11
(7%)
117,242
(39%)
 Two or More 5
(3%)
4,546
(2%)
 American Indian 1
(1%)
1,030
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
434
(0%)

Beard Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

Outer ring represents school district
  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 84
(53%)
244,484
(82%)
 Not Eligible 52
(33%)
42,629
(14%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 23
(14%)
10,527
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Beard Elementary School is ranked 1,730th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Beard Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (67.3%) is slightly 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.

Beard Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 155
2006 153
2007 130
2008 51
2009 116
2010 158
2011 158
2012 159

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 5.7
2006 51
2007 13
2008 N/A
2009 4.6
2010 6.3
2011 6.3
2012 5.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.66451612903226
2006 0.69281045751634
2007 0.82307692307692
2008 0.94117647058824
2009 0.81034482758621
2010 0.67088607594937
2011 0.61392405063291
2012 0.67295597484277

Compare Beard Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
520.0% 5.2:1
 
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 67.3%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Beard Elementary School
Chicago, IL
Public PK - 03 159 5.2:1  
St Constance School
Chicago, IL
Private PK - 08 150 11:1 1 miles
St Monica Academy
Chicago, IL
Private PK - 08 355 13:1 1 miles
Garvy J Elementary School
Chicago, IL
Public KG - 08 769 17.3:1 1 miles
St Robert Bellarmine School
Chicago, IL
Private PK - 08 251 14:1 1 miles
Smyser Elementary School
Chicago, IL
Public PK - 08 1,006 15.4:1 1 miles
Prussing Elementary School
Chicago, IL
Public PK - 08 653 17.6:1 1 miles
Edison Elementary Regional Gifted Cntr
Chicago, IL
Public KG - 08 269 17:1 1 miles
St Cornelius Elementary School
Chicago, IL
Private PK - 08 195 12:1 2 miles
St Tarcissus Elementary School
Chicago, IL
Private PK - 08 364 15:1 2 miles
Immaculate Conception School
Chicago, IL
Private PK - 08 506 13:1 2 miles
High Schools Elementary Schools

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.

All Rights Reserved. Copyright © 2017. ElementarySchools.org.