Farnsworth Elementary School



Farnsworth Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Farnsworth Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 72
K 66
1 56
2 58
3 55
4 60
5 42
6 57
7 66
8 61
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Farnsworth Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Chicago, IL in the City of Chicago School District 299. It enrolls 593 students in grades 1st through 12th. Farnsworth Elementary School is the 433rd largest public school in Illinois and the 13,788th largest nationally. It has 13.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 593
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 42.67
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 13,788th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 433rd out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,115th out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 422nd out of 2,345

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Farnsworth Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 302
(51%)
147,201
(50%)
 Male 291
(49%)
150,004
(50%)

Farnsworth Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 255
(43%)
27,560
(9%)
 Hispanic 251
(42%)
136,780
(46%)
 Asian 59
(10%)
9,613
(3%)
 Two or More 14
(2%)
4,546
(2%)
 Black 13
(2%)
117,242
(39%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
1,030
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
434
(0%)

Farnsworth Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 283
(48%)
244,484
(82%)
 Not Eligible 234
(39%)
42,629
(14%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 76
(13%)
10,527
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Farnsworth Elementary School is ranked 487th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Farnsworth Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (60.5%) is slightly 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.

Farnsworth Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 522
2006 530
2007 544
2008 561
2009 562
2010 584
2011 570
2012 593

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.9
2006 25.2
2007 20.1
2008 17.5
2009 13.7
2010 15.8
2011 16.3
2012 13.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.48275862068966
2006 0.5
2007 0.53125
2008 0.55436720142602
2009 0.58896797153025
2010 0.60102739726027
2011 0.62982456140351
2012 0.60539629005059

Compare Farnsworth Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,390.0% 13.9:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 60.5%
 

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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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