Colemon J Elementary Academy



Colemon J Elementary Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Colemon J Elementary Academy Students by Grade
PK 38
K 27
1 23
2 23
3 27
4 27
5 25
6 30
7 25
8 25
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Colemon J Elementary Academy is a public elementary school located in Chicago, IL in the City of Chicago School District 299. It enrolls 270 students in grades 1st through 12th. Colemon J Elementary Academy is the 1,942nd largest public school in Illinois and the 43,690th largest nationally. It has 26.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 270
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 26:1
Full Time Teachers: 10.37
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 43,690th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 1,942nd out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 2,305th out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 2,221st out of 2,345

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Colemon J Elementary Academy Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 157
(58%)
147,201
(50%)
 Male 113
(42%)
150,004
(50%)

Colemon J Elementary Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 256
(95%)
117,242
(39%)
 Hispanic 14
(5%)
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%)

Colemon J Elementary Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 217
(80%)
244,484
(82%)
 Not Eligible 27
(10%)
42,629
(14%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 26
(10%)
10,527
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Colemon J Elementary Academy is ranked 924th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Colemon J Elementary Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (90.0%) 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.

Colemon J Elementary Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 272
2006 279
2007 278
2008 290
2009 279
2010 274
2011 265
2012 270

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 N/A
2006 25.4
2007 19.9
2008 24.2
2009 19.9
2010 22.8
2011 22.1
2012 26

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.86397058823529
2006 0.71326164874552
2007 0.81654676258993
2008 0.83793103448276
2009 0.85663082437276
2010 0.83576642335766
2011 0.87169811320755
2012 0.9

Compare Colemon J Elementary Academy to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,600.0% 26.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 90.0%
 

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