Columbia Explorers Elementary Academy



Columbia Explorers Elementary Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Columbia Explorers Elementary Academy Students by Grade
PK 0
K 109
1 127
2 132
3 126
4 113
5 118
6 106
7 91
8 109
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Columbia Explorers Elementary Academy is a public elementary school located in Chicago, IL in the City of Chicago School District 299. It enrolls 1,031 students in grades 1st through 12th. Columbia Explorers Elementary Academy is the 53rd largest public school in Illinois and the 1,025th largest nationally. It has 14.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 1,031
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 73.15
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 1,025th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 53rd out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,162nd out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 58th out of 2,345

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Columbia Explorers Elementary Academy Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 527
(51%)
150,004
(50%)
 Female 504
(49%)
147,201
(50%)

Columbia Explorers Elementary Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 1,013
(98%)
136,780
(46%)
 White 11
(1%)
27,560
(9%)
 Two or More 3
(0%)
4,546
(2%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
1,030
(0%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
9,613
(3%)
 Black 1
(0%)
117,242
(39%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
434
(0%)

Columbia Explorers Elementary Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 963
(93%)
244,484
(82%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 50
(5%)
10,527
(4%)
 Not Eligible 18
(2%)
42,629
(14%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Columbia Explorers Elementary Academy is ranked 39th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Columbia Explorers Elementary Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (98.3%) 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.

Columbia Explorers Elementary Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1049
2006 1006
2007 893
2008 1017
2009 1101
2010 1018
2011 1033
2012 1031

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.6
2006 20.5
2007 19.4
2008 22.6
2009 21.2
2010 20.8
2011 20.7
2012 14.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.9904671115348
2006 1.0109343936382
2007 1.0257558790594
2008 0.95968534906588
2009 0.99727520435967
2010 0.9803536345776
2011 0.9864472410455
2012 0.98254122211445

Compare Columbia Explorers Elementary Academy to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,410.0% 14.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 98.3%
 

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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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