Hearst Elementary School



Hearst Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Hearst Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 65
K 49
1 51
2 40
3 32
4 32
5 19
6 30
7 23
8 16
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Hearst Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Chicago, IL in the City of Chicago School District 299. It enrolls 357 students in grades 1st through 12th. Hearst Elementary School is the 1,464th largest public school in Illinois and the 35,988th largest nationally. It has 14.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 357
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 24.99
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 35,988th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 1,464th out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,210th out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,365th out of 2,345

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Hearst Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 217
(61%)
150,004
(50%)
 Female 140
(39%)
147,201
(50%)

Hearst Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 192
(54%)
136,780
(46%)
 Black 159
(45%)
117,242
(39%)
 Two or More 4
(1%)
4,546
(2%)
 White 2
(1%)
27,560
(9%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
9,613
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
434
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
1,030
(0%)

Hearst Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 330
(92%)
244,484
(82%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 21
(6%)
10,527
(4%)
 Not Eligible 6
(2%)
42,629
(14%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Hearst Elementary School is ranked 508th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Hearst Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (98.3%) 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.

Hearst Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 763
2006 697
2007 675
2008 526
2009 342
2010 352
2011 362
2012 357

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.6
2006 21.8
2007 19.3
2008 15.9
2009 13.2
2010 20.7
2011 19.1
2012 14.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.98820445609436
2006 1.0043041606887
2007 0.92
2008 0.92965779467681
2009 0.91228070175439
2010 0.97159090909091
2011 0.94198895027624
2012 0.98319327731092

Compare Hearst Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,430.0% 14.3:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 98.3%
 

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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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