Darwin Elementary School



Darwin Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Darwin Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 77
K 53
1 61
2 53
3 70
4 58
5 48
6 56
7 42
8 54
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Darwin Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Chicago, IL in the City of Chicago School District 299. It enrolls 572 students in grades 1st through 12th. Darwin Elementary School is the 484th largest public school in Illinois and the 15,287th largest nationally. It has 11.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 572
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 50.6
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 15,287th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 484th out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 476th out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 245th out of 2,345

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Darwin Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 297
(52%)
150,004
(50%)
 Female 275
(48%)
147,201
(50%)

Darwin Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 493
(86%)
136,780
(46%)
 Black 59
(10%)
117,242
(39%)
 White 17
(3%)
27,560
(9%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
9,613
(3%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
4,546
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
434
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
1,030
(0%)

Darwin Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 530
(93%)
244,484
(82%)
 Not Eligible 26
(5%)
42,629
(14%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 16
(3%)
10,527
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Darwin Elementary School is ranked 193rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Darwin Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (95.5%) 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.

Darwin Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 805
2006 779
2007 723
2008 701
2009 694
2010 680
2011 618
2012 572

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.8
2006 16.9
2007 18.1
2008 16.7
2009 18.3
2010 18.4
2011 17.2
2012 11.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 1.032298136646
2006 0.94351732991014
2007 0.93360995850622
2008 0.91726105563481
2009 0.96253602305476
2010 0.96176470588235
2011 0.94336569579288
2012 0.95454545454545

Compare Darwin Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,130.0% 11.3:1
 
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 95.5%
 

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Public PK - 08 572 11.3:1  
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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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