Durkin Park Elementary School



Durkin Park Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Durkin Park Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 40
K 72
1 59
2 57
3 56
4 65
5 56
6 54
7 64
8 59
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Durkin Park Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Chicago, IL in the City of Chicago School District 299. It enrolls 582 students in grades 1st through 12th. Durkin Park Elementary School is the 465th largest public school in Illinois and the 14,556th largest nationally. It has 13.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 582
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 42.06
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 14,556th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 465th out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,080th out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 434th out of 2,345

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Durkin Park Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 303
(52%)
147,201
(50%)
 Male 279
(48%)
150,004
(50%)

Durkin Park Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 462
(79%)
136,780
(46%)
 Black 73
(13%)
117,242
(39%)
 White 37
(6%)
27,560
(9%)
 American Indian 6
(1%)
1,030
(0%)
 Two or More 4
(1%)
4,546
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
434
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
9,613
(3%)

Durkin Park Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 432
(74%)
244,484
(82%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 99
(17%)
10,527
(4%)
 Not Eligible 51
(9%)
42,629
(14%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Durkin Park Elementary School is ranked 210th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Durkin Park Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (91.2%) 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.

Durkin Park Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 376
2006 445
2007 470
2008 507
2009 534
2010 546
2011 540
2012 582

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 N/A
2006 20.2
2007 18.8
2008 18.8
2009 17.8
2010 18.8
2011 17.4
2012 13.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.80053191489362
2006 0.84044943820225
2007 0.81063829787234
2008 0.81262327416174
2009 0.86516853932584
2010 0.87179487179487
2011 0.8962962962963
2012 0.91237113402062

Compare Durkin Park Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,380.0% 13.8:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 91.2%
 

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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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