Metcalfe Elementary Community Academy



Metcalfe Elementary Community Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Metcalfe Elementary Community Academy Students by Grade
PK 36
K 40
1 39
2 39
3 55
4 47
5 52
6 36
7 40
8 50
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Metcalfe Elementary Community Academy is a public elementary school located in Chicago, IL in the City of Chicago School District 299. It enrolls 434 students in grades 1st through 12th. Metcalfe Elementary Community Academy is the 1,051st largest public school in Illinois and the 28,092nd largest nationally. It has 15.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 434
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 27.43
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 28,092nd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 1,051st out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,598th out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,190th out of 2,345

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Metcalfe Elementary Community Academy Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 232
(53%)
147,201
(50%)
 Male 202
(47%)
150,004
(50%)

Metcalfe Elementary Community Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 434
(100%)
117,242
(39%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
9,613
(3%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
1,030
(0%)
 Hispanic 0
(0%)
136,780
(46%)
 White 0
(0%)
27,560
(9%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
4,546
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
434
(0%)

Metcalfe Elementary Community Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 348
(80%)
244,484
(82%)
 Not Eligible 86
(20%)
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, Metcalfe Elementary Community Academy is ranked 521st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Metcalfe Elementary Community Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (80.2%) is 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.

Metcalfe Elementary Community Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 798
2006 764
2007 695
2008 662
2009 692
2010 587
2011 486
2012 434

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.2
2006 21.2
2007 21.1
2008 18.4
2009 20.4
2010 21
2011 19.4
2012 15.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.9749373433584
2006 0.95942408376963
2007 0.99424460431655
2008 0.99093655589124
2009 0.99566473988439
2010 0.98126064735945
2011 0.99382716049383
2012 0.80184331797235

Compare Metcalfe Elementary Community Academy to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,580.0% 15.8:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 80.2%
 

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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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