Kershaw Elementary School



Kershaw Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Kershaw Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 30
K 23
1 25
2 21
3 27
4 28
5 27
6 23
7 25
8 28
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Kershaw Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Chicago, IL in the City of Chicago School District 299. It enrolls 257 students in grades 1st through 12th. Kershaw Elementary School is the 2,012th largest public school in Illinois and the 44,634th largest nationally. It has 14.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 257
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 17.68
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 44,634th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 2,012th out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,269th out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,878th out of 2,345

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Kershaw Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 144
(56%)
150,004
(50%)
 Female 113
(44%)
147,201
(50%)

Kershaw Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 251
(98%)
117,242
(39%)
 Hispanic 6
(2%)
136,780
(46%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
434
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
9,613
(3%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
4,546
(2%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
1,030
(0%)
 White 0
(0%)
27,560
(9%)

Kershaw Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 242
(94%)
244,484
(82%)
 Not Eligible 15
(6%)
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, Kershaw Elementary School is ranked 932nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Kershaw Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (94.2%) 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.

Kershaw Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 260
2006 252
2007 239
2008 270
2009 223
2010 242
2011 263
2012 257

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.6
2006 21
2007 26.6
2008 13.5
2009 12.4
2010 14.2
2011 15.5
2012 14.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.94615384615385
2006 0.91666666666667
2007 1.0083682008368
2008 0.96666666666667
2009 0.98654708520179
2010 0.94628099173554
2011 0.95437262357414
2012 0.94163424124514

Compare Kershaw Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,450.0% 14.5:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 94.2%
 

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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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