Cameron Elementary School



Cameron Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Cameron Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 59
K 79
1 90
2 83
3 102
4 81
5 82
6 75
7 90
8 73
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Cameron Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Chicago, IL in the City of Chicago School District 299. It enrolls 814 students in grades 1st through 12th. Cameron Elementary School is the 143rd largest public school in Illinois and the 3,764th largest nationally. It has 14.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 814
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 54.86
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 3,764th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 143rd out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,351st out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 186th out of 2,345

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Cameron Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 415
(51%)
150,004
(50%)
 Female 399
(49%)
147,201
(50%)

Cameron Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 503
(62%)
136,780
(46%)
 Black 302
(37%)
117,242
(39%)
 White 6
(1%)
27,560
(9%)
 Two or More 2
(0%)
4,546
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
434
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
9,613
(3%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
1,030
(0%)

Cameron Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 801
(98%)
244,484
(82%)
 Not Eligible 13
(2%)
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, Cameron Elementary School is ranked 85th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Cameron Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (98.4%) 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.

Cameron Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1153
2006 1061
2007 1017
2008 1017
2009 956
2010 864
2011 825
2012 814

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.4
2006 20.4
2007 18.2
2008 19.4
2009 18
2010 18
2011 18.3
2012 14.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.97918473547268
2006 1.004712535344
2007 1.0186823992134
2008 0.97148475909538
2009 0.99686192468619
2010 0.99652777777778
2011 0.98909090909091
2012 0.98402948402948

Compare Cameron Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,480.0% 14.8:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 98.4%
 

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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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