Melody Elementary School



Melody Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Melody Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 41
K 29
1 26
2 32
3 35
4 30
5 19
6 30
7 24
8 21
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Melody Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Chicago, IL in the City of Chicago School District 299. It enrolls 287 students in grades 1st through 12th. Melody Elementary School is the 1,846th largest public school in Illinois and the 42,295th largest nationally. It has 14.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 287
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 19.51
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 42,295th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 1,846th out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,323rd out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,755th out of 2,345

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Melody Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 145
(51%)
147,201
(50%)
 Male 142
(49%)
150,004
(50%)

Melody Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 284
(99%)
117,242
(39%)
 Hispanic 2
(1%)
136,780
(46%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
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%)

Melody Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 249
(87%)
244,484
(82%)
 Not Eligible 38
(13%)
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, Melody Elementary School is ranked 897th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Melody Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (86.8%) 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.

Melody Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 544
2006 487
2007 449
2008 417
2009 384
2010 335
2011 311
2012 287

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.2
2006 18
2007 20.4
2008 19.9
2009 19.2
2010 17.6
2011 18.3
2012 14.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.98897058823529
2006 0.9917864476386
2007 1.0066815144766
2008 0.94964028776978
2009 0.98697916666667
2010 0.92835820895522
2011 0.95176848874598
2012 0.86759581881533

Compare Melody Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,470.0% 14.7:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 86.8%
 

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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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