Lewis Elementary School



Lewis Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Lewis Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 39
K 57
1 51
2 66
3 83
4 51
5 57
6 58
7 41
8 56
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Lewis Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Chicago, IL in the City of Chicago School District 299. It enrolls 559 students in grades 1st through 12th. Lewis Elementary School is the 521st largest public school in Illinois and the 16,349th largest nationally. It has 19.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 559
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 29.26
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 16,349th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 521st out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 2,142nd out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,057th out of 2,345

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Lewis Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 284
(51%)
150,004
(50%)
 Female 275
(49%)
147,201
(50%)

Lewis Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 458
(82%)
117,242
(39%)
 Hispanic 90
(16%)
136,780
(46%)
 White 8
(1%)
27,560
(9%)
 Two or More 3
(1%)
4,546
(2%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
1,030
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
9,613
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
434
(0%)

Lewis Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 551
(99%)
244,484
(82%)
 Not Eligible 8
(1%)
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, Lewis Elementary School is ranked 186th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Lewis Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (98.6%) 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.

Lewis Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1051
2006 1024
2007 908
2008 843
2009 684
2010 639
2011 559
2012 559

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.5
2006 25
2007 19.7
2008 21.6
2009 20.1
2010 23.7
2011 24.3
2012 19.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.93149381541389
2006 0.962890625
2007 1.0088105726872
2008 0.89798339264531
2009 0.99561403508772
2010 0.97652582159624
2011 0.99284436493739
2012 0.98568872987478

Compare Lewis Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,910.0% 19.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 98.6%
 

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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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