Burke Elementary School



Burke Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Burke Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 9
K 29
1 26
2 23
3 30
4 22
5 30
6 38
7 24
8 22
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Burke Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Chicago, IL in the City of Chicago School District 299. It enrolls 253 students in grades 1st through 12th. Burke Elementary School is the 2,027th largest public school in Illinois and the 44,913th largest nationally. It has 16.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 253
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16:1
Full Time Teachers: 15.85
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 44,913th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 2,027th out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,652nd out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,976th out of 2,345

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Burke Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 136
(54%)
150,004
(50%)
 Female 117
(46%)
147,201
(50%)

Burke Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 244
(96%)
117,242
(39%)
 Two or More 7
(3%)
4,546
(2%)
 Hispanic 2
(1%)
136,780
(46%)
 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%)

Burke Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 238
(94%)
244,484
(82%)
 Not Eligible 15
(6%)
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, Burke Elementary School is ranked 954th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Burke Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (94.1%) 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.

Burke Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 252
2006 226
2007 228
2008 255
2009 250
2010 258
2011 241
2012 253

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11.9
2006 20.5
2007 17.5
2008 15
2009 15.6
2010 17.2
2011 16.1
2012 16

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.98809523809524
2006 0.96017699115044
2007 0.98684210526316
2008 0.90196078431373
2009 0.988
2010 0.98837209302326
2011 0.95020746887967
2012 0.94071146245059

Compare Burke Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,600.0% 16.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 94.1%
 

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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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