Brentano Elementary Math & Science Academy



Brentano Elementary Math & Science Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Brentano Elementary Math & Science Academy Students by Grade
PK 72
K 40
1 42
2 45
3 36
4 39
5 30
6 34
7 35
8 38
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Brentano Elementary Math & Science Academy is a public elementary school located in Chicago, IL in the City of Chicago School District 299. It enrolls 411 students in grades 1st through 12th. Brentano Elementary Math & Science Academy is the 1,169th largest public school in Illinois and the 30,528th largest nationally. It has 13.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 411
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 30.48
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 30,528th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 1,169th out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 995th out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 966th out of 2,345

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Brentano Elementary Math & Science Academy Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 212
(52%)
147,201
(50%)
 Male 199
(48%)
150,004
(50%)

Brentano Elementary Math & Science Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 369
(90%)
136,780
(46%)
 Black 18
(4%)
117,242
(39%)
 White 17
(4%)
27,560
(9%)
 Two or More 4
(1%)
4,546
(2%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
1,030
(0%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
9,613
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
434
(0%)

Brentano Elementary Math & Science Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 347
(84%)
244,484
(82%)
 Not Eligible 39
(9%)
42,629
(14%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 25
(6%)
10,527
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Brentano Elementary Math & Science Academy is ranked 446th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Brentano Elementary Math & Science Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (90.5%) 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.

Brentano Elementary Math & Science Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 708
2006 538
2007 504
2008 539
2009 511
2010 464
2011 452
2012 411

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.2
2006 17.4
2007 20.2
2008 18.6
2009 18.9
2010 17.8
2011 19.7
2012 13.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.86440677966102
2006 0.87732342007435
2007 0.88888888888889
2008 0.89981447124304
2009 0.89236790606654
2010 0.89655172413793
2011 0.91150442477876
2012 0.90510948905109

Compare Brentano Elementary Math & Science Academy to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,350.0% 13.5:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 90.5%
 

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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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