Carter Elementary School



Carter Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Carter Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 36
1 36
2 35
3 44
4 41
5 31
6 49
7 27
8 36
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Carter Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Chicago, IL in the City of Chicago School District 299. It enrolls 335 students in grades 1st through 12th. Carter Elementary School is the 1,581st largest public school in Illinois and the 38,051st largest nationally. It has 16.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 335
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 20.11
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 38,051st out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 1,581st out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,812th out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,724th out of 2,345

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Carter Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 173
(52%)
150,004
(50%)
 Female 162
(48%)
147,201
(50%)

Carter Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 327
(98%)
117,242
(39%)
 Hispanic 8
(2%)
136,780
(46%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
434
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
9,613
(3%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
4,546
(2%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
1,030
(0%)
 White 0
(0%)
27,560
(9%)

Carter Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 331
(99%)
244,484
(82%)
 Not Eligible 4
(1%)
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, Carter Elementary School is ranked 570th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Carter 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.

Carter Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 520
2006 422
2007 452
2008 446
2009 418
2010 405
2011 370
2012 335

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.7
2006 23.4
2007 20.5
2008 17.8
2009 19
2010 22.5
2011 21.8
2012 16.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.95192307692308
2006 0.99526066350711
2007 0.96681415929204
2008 0.95964125560538
2009 0.99282296650718
2010 0.99259259259259
2011 0.99189189189189
2012 0.98805970149254

Compare Carter Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,670.0% 16.7:1
 
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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