Mcdowell Elementary School



Mcdowell Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Mcdowell Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 18
K 29
1 21
2 31
3 29
4 31
5 30
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Mcdowell Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Chicago, IL in the City of Chicago School District 299. It enrolls 189 students in grades 1st through 12th. Mcdowell Elementary School is the 2,244th largest public school in Illinois and the 48,666th largest nationally. It has 19.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 189
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 9.75
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 48,666th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 2,244th out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 2,168th out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 2,241st out of 2,345

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Mcdowell Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 95
(50%)
147,201
(50%)
 Male 94
(50%)
150,004
(50%)

Mcdowell Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 179
(95%)
117,242
(39%)
 Hispanic 5
(3%)
136,780
(46%)
 Two or More 5
(3%)
4,546
(2%)
 White 0
(0%)
27,560
(9%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
9,613
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
434
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
1,030
(0%)

Mcdowell Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 156
(83%)
244,484
(82%)
 Not Eligible 18
(10%)
42,629
(14%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 15
(8%)
10,527
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Mcdowell Elementary School is ranked 1,309th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Mcdowell Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (90.5%) 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.

Mcdowell Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 202
2006 207
2007 176
2008 205
2009 190
2010 167
2011 189
2012 189

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.2
2006 34.5
2007 19.6
2008 18.6
2009 17.3
2010 15.2
2011 18.9
2012 19.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.83168316831683
2006 0.88405797101449
2007 0.93181818181818
2008 0.93170731707317
2009 0.89473684210526
2010 0.89820359281437
2011 0.94179894179894
2012 0.9047619047619

Compare Mcdowell Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,940.0% 19.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 90.5%
 

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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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