Fort Dearborn Elementary School



Fort Dearborn Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Fort Dearborn Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 32
K 33
1 37
2 35
3 45
4 51
5 49
6 42
7 43
8 48
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Fort Dearborn Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Chicago, IL in the City of Chicago School District 299. It enrolls 415 students in grades 1st through 12th. Fort Dearborn Elementary School is the 1,149th largest public school in Illinois and the 30,082nd largest nationally. It has 16.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 415
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 25.6
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 30,082nd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 1,149th out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,706th out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,323rd out of 2,345

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Fort Dearborn Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 209
(50%)
150,004
(50%)
 Female 206
(50%)
147,201
(50%)

Fort Dearborn Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 408
(98%)
117,242
(39%)
 Two or More 5
(1%)
4,546
(2%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
9,613
(3%)
 Hispanic 1
(0%)
136,780
(46%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
1,030
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
434
(0%)
 White 0
(0%)
27,560
(9%)

Fort Dearborn Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 405
(98%)
244,484
(82%)
 Not Eligible 10
(2%)
42,629
(14%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
10,527
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Fort Dearborn Elementary School is ranked 379th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Fort Dearborn Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (97.6%) 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.

Fort Dearborn Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 783
2006 686
2007 668
2008 636
2009 581
2010 515
2011 473
2012 415

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.3
2006 23.7
2007 22.3
2008 20.5
2009 20.8
2010 21
2011 18.9
2012 16.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.97701149425287
2006 0.88921282798834
2007 0.97904191616766
2008 0.88364779874214
2009 0.95697074010327
2010 0.99417475728155
2011 0.9830866807611
2012 0.97590361445783

Compare Fort Dearborn Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,620.0% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 97.6%
 

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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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