Burnside Elementary Scholastic Academy



Burnside Elementary Scholastic Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Burnside Elementary Scholastic Academy Students by Grade
PK 36
K 83
1 73
2 100
3 74
4 82
5 78
6 82
7 93
8 64
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Burnside Elementary Scholastic Academy is a public elementary school located in Chicago, IL in the City of Chicago School District 299. It enrolls 765 students in grades 1st through 12th. Burnside Elementary Scholastic Academy is the 173rd largest public school in Illinois and the 5,123rd largest nationally. It has 14.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 765
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 51.21
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 5,123rd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 173rd out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,372nd out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 236th out of 2,345

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Burnside Elementary Scholastic Academy Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 391
(51%)
147,201
(50%)
 Male 374
(49%)
150,004
(50%)

Burnside Elementary Scholastic Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 744
(97%)
117,242
(39%)
 Hispanic 12
(2%)
136,780
(46%)
 Two or More 8
(1%)
4,546
(2%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
1,030
(0%)
 White 0
(0%)
27,560
(9%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
9,613
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
434
(0%)

Burnside Elementary Scholastic Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 609
(80%)
244,484
(82%)
 Not Eligible 129
(17%)
42,629
(14%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 27
(4%)
10,527
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Burnside Elementary Scholastic Academy is ranked 133rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Burnside Elementary Scholastic Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (83.1%) 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.

Burnside Elementary Scholastic Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 768
2006 723
2007 751
2008 741
2009 734
2010 764
2011 758
2012 765

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.5
2006 21.3
2007 22.1
2008 19
2009 17.9
2010 19.1
2011 18.5
2012 14.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.76302083333333
2006 0.79253112033195
2007 0.79494007989348
2008 0.82726045883941
2009 0.82970027247956
2010 0.82068062827225
2011 0.88522427440633
2012 0.83137254901961

Compare Burnside Elementary Scholastic Academy to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,490.0% 14.9:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 83.1%
 

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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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