Locke J Elementary School



Locke J Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Locke J Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 139
K 126
1 144
2 122
3 131
4 116
5 137
6 132
7 132
8 130
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Locke J Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Chicago, IL in the City of Chicago School District 299. It enrolls 1,309 students in grades 1st through 12th. Locke J Elementary School is the 22nd largest public school in Illinois and the 284th largest nationally. It has 16.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 1,309
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 77.42
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 284th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 22nd out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,853rd out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 44th out of 2,345

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Locke J Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 686
(52%)
150,004
(50%)
 Female 623
(48%)
147,201
(50%)

Locke J Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 1,065
(81%)
136,780
(46%)
 White 140
(11%)
27,560
(9%)
 Asian 38
(3%)
9,613
(3%)
 Black 26
(2%)
117,242
(39%)
 Two or More 16
(1%)
4,546
(2%)
 American Indian 15
(1%)
1,030
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 9
(1%)
434
(0%)

Locke J Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,024
(78%)
244,484
(82%)
 Not Eligible 152
(12%)
42,629
(14%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 133
(10%)
10,527
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Locke J Elementary School is ranked 27th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Locke J Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (88.4%) 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.

Locke J Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1302
2006 1125
2007 1218
2008 1311
2009 1311
2010 1303
2011 1295
2012 1309

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20
2006 20.5
2007 22.6
2008 21.8
2009 22.2
2010 22.5
2011 22.3
2012 16.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.7741935483871
2006 0.84711111111111
2007 0.84072249589491
2008 0.83676582761251
2009 0.88558352402746
2010 0.87183422870299
2011 0.87799227799228
2012 0.8838808250573

Compare Locke J Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,690.0% 16.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 88.4%
 

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Public PK - 08 1,309 16.9:1  
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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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