Decatur Classical Elementary School



Decatur Classical Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Decatur Classical Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 27
1 26
2 27
3 54
4 28
5 59
6 59
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Decatur Classical Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Chicago, IL in the City of Chicago School District 299. It enrolls 280 students in grades 1st through 12th. Decatur Classical Elementary School is the 1,889th largest public school in Illinois and the 42,880th largest nationally. It has 14.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 280
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 19.51
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 42,880th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 1,889th out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,239th out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,755th out of 2,345

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Decatur Classical Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 147
(53%)
150,004
(50%)
 Female 133
(48%)
147,201
(50%)

Decatur Classical Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 109
(39%)
27,560
(9%)
 Asian 69
(25%)
9,613
(3%)
 Hispanic 52
(19%)
136,780
(46%)
 Two or More 28
(10%)
4,546
(2%)
 Black 21
(8%)
117,242
(39%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
1,030
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
434
(0%)

Decatur Classical Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 244
(87%)
42,629
(14%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 21
(8%)
244,484
(82%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 15
(5%)
10,527
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Decatur Classical Elementary School is ranked 2,295th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Decatur Classical Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (12.9%) is significantly lower than the state average of 54.0%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

Decatur Classical Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 247
2006 264
2007 231
2008 275
2009 288
2010 283
2011 289
2012 280

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.4
2006 20.3
2007 14.4
2008 17.7
2009 19.2
2010 17.7
2011 19.3
2012 14.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.1497975708502
2006 0.11363636363636
2007 0.17316017316017
2008 0.14909090909091
2009 0.17361111111111
2010 0.15901060070671
2011 0.16955017301038
2012 0.12857142857143

Compare Decatur Classical Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,440.0% 14.4:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 12.9%
 
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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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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