Bontemps Elementary School



Bontemps Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Bontemps Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 37
K 28
1 35
2 25
3 38
4 23
5 37
6 28
7 31
8 28
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Bontemps Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Chicago, IL in the City of Chicago School District 299. It enrolls 310 students in grades 1st through 12th. Bontemps Elementary School is the 1,717th largest public school in Illinois and the 40,348th largest nationally. It has 15.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 310
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 19.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 40,348th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 1,717th out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,628th out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,764th out of 2,345

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Bontemps Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 161
(52%)
147,201
(50%)
 Male 149
(48%)
150,004
(50%)

Bontemps Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 309
(100%)
117,242
(39%)
 Hispanic 1
(0%)
136,780
(46%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
434
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
9,613
(3%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
4,546
(2%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
1,030
(0%)
 White 0
(0%)
27,560
(9%)

Bontemps Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 307
(99%)
244,484
(82%)
 Not Eligible 3
(1%)
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, Bontemps Elementary School is ranked 649th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Bontemps Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (99.0%) is significantly 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.

Bontemps Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 519
2006 446
2007 432
2008 396
2009 366
2010 359
2011 345
2012 310

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.3
2006 21.2
2007 25.4
2008 19.8
2009 21.5
2010 21.1
2011 20.3
2012 15.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.88246628131021
2006 0.90807174887892
2007 0.98148148148148
2008 0.97474747474747
2009 0.99180327868852
2010 0.991643454039
2011 0.99130434782609
2012 0.99032258064516

Compare Bontemps Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,590.0% 15.9:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 99.0%
 

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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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