Carson Elementary School



Carson Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Carson Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 120
K 133
1 99
2 125
3 131
4 115
5 131
6 122
7 131
8 114
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Carson Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Chicago, IL in the City of Chicago School District 299. It enrolls 1,221 students in grades 1st through 12th. Carson Elementary School is the 31st largest public school in Illinois and the 386th largest nationally. It has 14.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 1,221
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14:1
Full Time Teachers: 87.17
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 386th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 31st out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,140th out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 31st out of 2,345

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Carson Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 614
(50%)
150,004
(50%)
 Female 607
(50%)
147,201
(50%)

Carson Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 1,158
(95%)
136,780
(46%)
 Black 43
(4%)
117,242
(39%)
 American Indian 16
(1%)
1,030
(0%)
 White 4
(0%)
27,560
(9%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
9,613
(3%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
4,546
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
434
(0%)

Carson Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,174
(96%)
244,484
(82%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 32
(3%)
10,527
(4%)
 Not Eligible 15
(1%)
42,629
(14%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Carson Elementary School is ranked 21st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Carson Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (98.8%) 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.

Carson Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1279
2006 1264
2007 1297
2008 1319
2009 1325
2010 1293
2011 1218
2012 1221

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.2
2006 22.2
2007 20.9
2008 21.8
2009 19.2
2010 21.9
2011 20
2012 14

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.98358092259578
2006 1.0063291139241
2007 1.0030840400925
2008 0.9696739954511
2009 0.9977358490566
2010 0.97834493426141
2011 0.99425287356322
2012 0.98771498771499

Compare Carson Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,400.0% 14.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 98.8%
 

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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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