Henson Elementary School



Henson Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Henson Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 22
K 26
1 26
2 23
3 42
4 14
5 21
6 23
7 22
8 19
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Henson Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Chicago, IL in the City of Chicago School District 299. It enrolls 238 students in grades 1st through 12th. Henson Elementary School is the 2,108th largest public school in Illinois and the 45,962nd largest nationally. It has 12.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 238
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 19.51
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 45,962nd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 2,108th out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 673rd out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,755th out of 2,345

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Henson Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 127
(53%)
150,004
(50%)
 Female 111
(47%)
147,201
(50%)

Henson Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 238
(100%)
117,242
(39%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
9,613
(3%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
1,030
(0%)
 Hispanic 0
(0%)
136,780
(46%)
 White 0
(0%)
27,560
(9%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
4,546
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
434
(0%)

Henson Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 235
(99%)
244,484
(82%)
 Not Eligible 3
(1%)
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, Henson Elementary School is ranked 971st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Henson Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (98.7%) 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.

Henson Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 276
2006 449
2007 422
2008 396
2009 303
2010 283
2011 270
2012 238

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.3
2006 23.6
2007 21.1
2008 20.8
2009 16.8
2010 21.8
2011 16.9
2012 12.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.97826086956522
2006 0.6369710467706
2007 0.70616113744076
2008 0.92424242424242
2009 0.99339933993399
2010 0.98939929328622
2011 0.98148148148148
2012 0.98739495798319

Compare Henson Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,220.0% 12.2:1
 
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 98.7%
 

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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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