Christopher Elementary School



Christopher Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Christopher Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 5
1 15
2 40
3 24
4 43
5 36
6 48
7 36
8 37
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Christopher Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Chicago, IL in the City of Chicago School District 299. It enrolls 284 students in grades 1st through 12th. Christopher Elementary School is the 1,858th largest public school in Illinois and the 42,532nd largest nationally. It has 8.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 284
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 8:1
Full Time Teachers: 35.36
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 42,532nd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 1,858th out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 112th out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 693rd out of 2,345

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Christopher Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 159
(56%)
150,004
(50%)
 Female 125
(44%)
147,201
(50%)

Christopher Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 197
(69%)
136,780
(46%)
 Black 65
(23%)
117,242
(39%)
 White 19
(7%)
27,560
(9%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
1,030
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
9,613
(3%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
4,546
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
434
(0%)

Christopher Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 240
(85%)
244,484
(82%)
 Not Eligible 44
(15%)
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, Christopher Elementary School is ranked 940th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Christopher Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (84.5%) 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.

Christopher Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 236
2006 244
2007 265
2008 265
2009 229
2010 272
2011 276
2012 284

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 5.3
2006 18.8
2007 18.9
2008 7.4
2009 6.4
2010 8.2
2011 8.6
2012 8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.85169491525424
2006 0.84016393442623
2007 0.83396226415094
2008 0.86792452830189
2009 0.98689956331878
2010 0.85294117647059
2011 0.88405797101449
2012 0.84507042253521

Compare Christopher Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
800.0% 8.0:1
 
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 84.5%
 

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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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