Higgins Elementary Community Academy



Higgins Elementary Community Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Higgins Elementary Community Academy Students by Grade
PK 32
K 44
1 36
2 30
3 33
4 43
5 34
6 44
7 36
8 46
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Higgins Elementary Community Academy is a public elementary school located in Chicago, IL in the City of Chicago School District 299. It enrolls 378 students in grades 1st through 12th. Higgins Elementary Community Academy is the 1,335th largest public school in Illinois and the 33,834th largest nationally. It has 16.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 378
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 23.16
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 33,834th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 1,335th out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,725th out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,504th out of 2,345

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Higgins Elementary Community Academy Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 215
(57%)
147,201
(50%)
 Male 163
(43%)
150,004
(50%)

Higgins Elementary Community Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 375
(99%)
117,242
(39%)
 Two or More 2
(1%)
4,546
(2%)
 Hispanic 1
(0%)
136,780
(46%)
 White 0
(0%)
27,560
(9%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
9,613
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
434
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
1,030
(0%)

Higgins Elementary Community Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 360
(95%)
244,484
(82%)
 Not Eligible 18
(5%)
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, Higgins Elementary Community Academy is ranked 481st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Higgins Elementary Community Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (95.2%) 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.

Higgins Elementary Community Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 498
2006 445
2007 395
2008 432
2009 399
2010 385
2011 364
2012 378

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.1
2006 18.5
2007 18
2008 18
2009 17.3
2010 19.7
2011 15.8
2012 16.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.94779116465863
2006 0.99325842696629
2007 0.99240506329114
2008 0.90972222222222
2009 0.97994987468672
2010 0.92207792207792
2011 0.98076923076923
2012 0.95238095238095

Compare Higgins Elementary Community Academy to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,630.0% 16.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 95.2%
 

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