Gallistel Elementary Language Academy



Gallistel Elementary Language Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Gallistel Elementary Language Academy Students by Grade
PK 119
K 137
1 145
2 142
3 161
4 132
5 139
6 151
7 128
8 125
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Gallistel Elementary Language Academy is a public elementary school located in Chicago, IL in the City of Chicago School District 299. It enrolls 1,379 students in grades 1st through 12th. Gallistel Elementary Language Academy is the 19th largest public school in Illinois and the 223rd largest nationally. It has 19.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 1,379
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 70.71
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 223rd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 19th out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 2,179th out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 65th out of 2,345

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Gallistel Elementary Language Academy Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 692
(50%)
147,201
(50%)
 Male 687
(50%)
150,004
(50%)

Gallistel Elementary Language Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 1,333
(97%)
136,780
(46%)
 Black 22
(2%)
117,242
(39%)
 White 13
(1%)
27,560
(9%)
 American Indian 10
(1%)
1,030
(0%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
4,546
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
434
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
9,613
(3%)

Gallistel Elementary Language Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,281
(93%)
244,484
(82%)
 Not Eligible 53
(4%)
42,629
(14%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 45
(3%)
10,527
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Gallistel Elementary Language Academy is ranked 12th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Gallistel Elementary Language Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (96.2%) 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.

Gallistel Elementary Language Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1240
2006 1259
2007 1335
2008 1408
2009 1425
2010 1447
2011 1412
2012 1379

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.7
2006 20
2007 22.6
2008 22
2009 21
2010 23.7
2011 23.1
2012 19.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.60161290322581
2006 0.9626687847498
2007 0.99026217228464
2008 0.94318181818182
2009 0.97614035087719
2010 0.97581202487906
2011 0.97096317280453
2012 0.9615663524293

Compare Gallistel Elementary Language Academy to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,950.0% 19.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 96.2%
 

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