Hitch Elementary School



Hitch Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Hitch Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 39
K 54
1 71
2 57
3 52
4 63
5 50
6 66
7 49
8 49
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Hitch Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Chicago, IL in the City of Chicago School District 299. It enrolls 550 students in grades 1st through 12th. Hitch Elementary School is the 544th largest public school in Illinois and the 17,078th largest nationally. It has 18.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 550
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 30.47
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 17,078th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 544th out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 2,044th out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 972nd out of 2,345

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Hitch Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 277
(50%)
150,004
(50%)
 Female 273
(50%)
147,201
(50%)

Hitch Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 236
(43%)
136,780
(46%)
 White 228
(41%)
27,560
(9%)
 Asian 60
(11%)
9,613
(3%)
 Two or More 16
(3%)
4,546
(2%)
 Black 8
(1%)
117,242
(39%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
1,030
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
434
(0%)

Hitch Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 307
(56%)
244,484
(82%)
 Not Eligible 152
(28%)
42,629
(14%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 91
(17%)
10,527
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Hitch Elementary School is ranked 392nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Hitch Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (72.4%) is 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.

Hitch Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 371
2006 374
2007 399
2008 478
2009 478
2010 518
2011 534
2012 550

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.8
2006 20.8
2007 21
2008 19.5
2009 19.1
2010 22.5
2011 19.8
2012 18.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.7088948787062
2006 0.77005347593583
2007 0.69172932330827
2008 0.68619246861925
2009 0.65062761506276
2010 0.69305019305019
2011 0.70224719101124
2012 0.72363636363636

Compare Hitch Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,810.0% 18.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 72.4%
 

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Public PK - 08 550 18.1:1  
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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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