Foster Park Elementary School



Foster Park Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Foster Park Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 46
K 32
1 36
2 32
3 45
4 38
5 41
6 37
7 44
8 41
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Foster Park Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Chicago, IL in the City of Chicago School District 299. It enrolls 392 students in grades 1st through 12th. Foster Park Elementary School is the 1,259th largest public school in Illinois and the 32,418th largest nationally. It has 13.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 392
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 29.86
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 32,418th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 1,259th out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 884th out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,018th out of 2,345

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Foster Park Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 201
(51%)
150,004
(50%)
 Female 191
(49%)
147,201
(50%)

Foster Park Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 385
(98%)
117,242
(39%)
 Hispanic 4
(1%)
136,780
(46%)
 White 2
(1%)
27,560
(9%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
4,546
(2%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
1,030
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
9,613
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
434
(0%)

Foster Park Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 363
(93%)
244,484
(82%)
 Not Eligible 21
(5%)
42,629
(14%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 8
(2%)
10,527
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Foster Park Elementary School is ranked 450th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Foster Park Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (94.6%) 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.

Foster Park Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 630
2006 580
2007 586
2008 510
2009 492
2010 465
2011 408
2012 392

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.9
2006 25.2
2007 24.4
2008 15.2
2009 14.1
2010 17.2
2011 16.3
2012 13.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.97777777777778
2006 0.92241379310345
2007 0.96757679180887
2008 0.99411764705882
2009 0.99390243902439
2010 0.93763440860215
2011 0.94117647058824
2012 0.94642857142857

Compare Foster Park Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,310.0% 13.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 94.6%
 

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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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