De Diego Elementary Community Academy



De Diego Elementary Community Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

De Diego Elementary Community Academy Students by Grade
PK 85
K 80
1 67
2 61
3 85
4 81
5 78
6 68
7 77
8 91
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

De Diego Elementary Community Academy is a public elementary school located in Chicago, IL in the City of Chicago School District 299. It enrolls 773 students in grades 1st through 12th. De Diego Elementary Community Academy is the 169th largest public school in Illinois and the 4,864th largest nationally. It has 16.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 773
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 47.54
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 4,864th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 169th out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,725th out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 295th out of 2,345

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De Diego Elementary Community Academy Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 388
(50%)
150,004
(50%)
 Female 385
(50%)
147,201
(50%)

De Diego Elementary Community Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 654
(85%)
136,780
(46%)
 Black 79
(10%)
117,242
(39%)
 White 15
(2%)
27,560
(9%)
 Two or More 13
(2%)
4,546
(2%)
 Asian 8
(1%)
9,613
(3%)
 American Indian 4
(1%)
1,030
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
434
(0%)

De Diego Elementary Community Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 617
(80%)
244,484
(82%)
 Not Eligible 79
(10%)
42,629
(14%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 77
(10%)
10,527
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, De Diego Elementary Community Academy is ranked 114th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of De Diego Elementary Community Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (89.8%) 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.

De Diego Elementary Community Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1159
2006 1014
2007 959
2008 995
2009 939
2010 906
2011 850
2012 773

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.9
2006 18.1
2007 17.8
2008 19
2009 18.1
2010 20.6
2011 22.4
2012 16.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.87661777394305
2006 1.0078895463511
2007 0.97393117831074
2008 0.90050251256281
2009 0.91906283280085
2010 0.89845474613687
2011 0.90352941176471
2012 0.89780077619664

Compare De Diego Elementary Community Academy to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,630.0% 16.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 89.8%
 

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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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