Jackson a Elementary Language Academy



Jackson a Elementary Language Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Jackson a Elementary Language Academy Students by Grade
PK 0
K 59
1 60
2 62
3 64
4 64
5 64
6 64
7 64
8 59
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Jackson a Elementary Language Academy is a public elementary school located in Chicago, IL in the City of Chicago School District 299. It enrolls 560 students in grades 1st through 12th. Jackson a Elementary Language Academy is the 519th largest public school in Illinois and the 16,263rd largest nationally. It has 17.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 560
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17:1
Full Time Teachers: 32.91
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 16,263rd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 519th out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,874th out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 830th out of 2,345

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Jackson a Elementary Language Academy Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 303
(54%)
147,201
(50%)
 Male 257
(46%)
150,004
(50%)

Jackson a Elementary Language Academy Students by Ethnicity

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Hispanic 149
(27%)
136,780
(46%)
 White 134
(24%)
27,560
(9%)
 Black 131
(23%)
117,242
(39%)
 Asian 130
(23%)
9,613
(3%)
 Two or More 15
(3%)
4,546
(2%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
1,030
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
434
(0%)

Jackson a Elementary Language Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

Outer ring represents school district
  School District*
 Not Eligible 356
(64%)
42,629
(14%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 158
(28%)
244,484
(82%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 46
(8%)
10,527
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Jackson a Elementary Language Academy is ranked 1,126th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Jackson a Elementary Language Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (36.4%) is lower than the state average of 54.0%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

Jackson a Elementary Language Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 536
2006 535
2007 505
2008 546
2009 544
2010 550
2011 554
2012 560

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.5
2006 15.7
2007 13.6
2008 17.1
2009 17
2010 17.2
2011 18.5
2012 17

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.40485074626866
2006 0.4018691588785
2007 0.3960396039604
2008 0.32234432234432
2009 0.30330882352941
2010 0.31818181818182
2011 0.34657039711191
2012 0.36428571428571

Compare Jackson a Elementary Language Academy to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,700.0% 17.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 36.4%
 
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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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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