Gary Elementary School



Gary Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Gary Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 94
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 196
4 196
5 181
6 185
7 182
8 150
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Gary Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Chicago, IL in the City of Chicago School District 299. It enrolls 1,184 students in grades 1st through 12th. Gary Elementary School is the 34th largest public school in Illinois and the 462nd largest nationally. It has 14.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 1,184
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 79.86
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 462nd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 34th out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,351st out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 40th out of 2,345

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Gary Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 604
(51%)
147,201
(50%)
 Male 580
(49%)
150,004
(50%)

Gary Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 1,170
(99%)
136,780
(46%)
 American Indian 6
(1%)
1,030
(0%)
 White 4
(0%)
27,560
(9%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
9,613
(3%)
 Black 2
(0%)
117,242
(39%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
4,546
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
434
(0%)

Gary Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,137
(96%)
244,484
(82%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 34
(3%)
10,527
(4%)
 Not Eligible 13
(1%)
42,629
(14%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Gary Elementary School is ranked 22nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Gary Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (98.9%) 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.

Gary Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1278
2006 1269
2007 1231
2008 1217
2009 1181
2010 1172
2011 1201
2012 1184

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.4
2006 23.5
2007 26.8
2008 21.4
2009 19.7
2010 20.9
2011 21.4
2012 14.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.97887323943662
2006 0.99448384554768
2007 0.99268887083672
2008 0.98767460969597
2009 0.98983911939035
2010 0.99146757679181
2011 0.992506244796
2012 0.98902027027027

Compare Gary Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,480.0% 14.8:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 98.9%
 

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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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