Legacy Elementary Charter School



Legacy Elementary Charter School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Legacy Elementary Charter School Students by Grade
PK 40
K 52
1 52
2 51
3 52
4 52
5 52
6 52
7 52
8 48
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Legacy Elementary Charter School is a public elementary school located in Chicago, IL in the City of Chicago School District 299. It enrolls 503 students in grades 1st through 12th. Legacy Elementary Charter School is the 721st largest public school in Illinois and the 21,235th largest nationally. It has 137.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 503
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 137.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 3.65
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 21,235th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 721st out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 2,343rd out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 2,337th out of 2,345

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Legacy Elementary Charter School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 257
(51%)
147,201
(50%)
 Male 246
(49%)
150,004
(50%)

Legacy Elementary Charter School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 488
(97%)
117,242
(39%)
 Hispanic 9
(2%)
136,780
(46%)
 White 3
(1%)
27,560
(9%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
1,030
(0%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
4,546
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
434
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
9,613
(3%)

Legacy Elementary Charter School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 450
(89%)
244,484
(82%)
 Not Eligible 38
(8%)
42,629
(14%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 15
(3%)
10,527
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Legacy Elementary Charter School is ranked 282nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Legacy Elementary Charter School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (92.4%) 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.

Legacy Elementary Charter School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 98
2006 214
2007 250
2008 303
2009 368
2010 442
2011 513
2012 503

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 N/A
2006 N/A
2007 N/A
2008 N/A
2009 17.1
2010 18
2011 19
2012 137.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005
2006
2007
2008
2009
2010
2011 0.91033138401559
2012 0.92445328031809

Compare Legacy Elementary Charter School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
13,780.0% 137.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 92.4%
 

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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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