Chalmers Elementary Specialty School



Chalmers Elementary Specialty School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Chalmers Elementary Specialty School Students by Grade
PK 38
K 45
1 38
2 35
3 34
4 32
5 30
6 38
7 34
8 29
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Chalmers Elementary Specialty School is a public elementary school located in Chicago, IL in the City of Chicago School District 299. It enrolls 353 students in grades 1st through 12th. Chalmers Elementary Specialty School is the 1,484th largest public school in Illinois and the 36,355th largest nationally. It has 27.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 353
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 27.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 12.8
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 36,355th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 1,484th out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 2,306th out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 2,136th out of 2,345

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Chalmers Elementary Specialty School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 195
(55%)
147,201
(50%)
 Male 158
(45%)
150,004
(50%)

Chalmers Elementary Specialty School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 350
(99%)
117,242
(39%)
 Hispanic 3
(1%)
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%)

Chalmers Elementary Specialty School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 327
(93%)
244,484
(82%)
 Not Eligible 26
(7%)
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, Chalmers Elementary Specialty School is ranked 582nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Chalmers Elementary Specialty School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (92.6%) 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.

Chalmers Elementary Specialty School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 306
2006 290
2007 261
2008 268
2009 253
2010 261
2011 283
2012 353

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11.5
2006 18.1
2007 16.3
2008 18.5
2009 14.9
2010 20.1
2011 21.8
2012 27.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.74183006535948
2006 0.86206896551724
2007 0.99233716475096
2008 0.95149253731343
2009 0.98814229249012
2010 0.98850574712644
2011 0.98939929328622
2012 0.92634560906516

Compare Chalmers Elementary Specialty School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,760.0% 27.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 92.6%
 

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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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