Murray Elementary Language Academy



Murray Elementary Language Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Murray Elementary Language Academy Students by Grade
PK 0
K 61
1 60
2 61
3 60
4 59
5 58
6 57
7 57
8 49
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Murray Elementary Language Academy is a public elementary school located in Chicago, IL in the City of Chicago School District 299. It enrolls 522 students in grades 1st through 12th. Murray Elementary Language Academy is the 638th largest public school in Illinois and the 19,513th largest nationally. It has 15.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 522
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 33.53
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 19,513th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 638th out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,557th out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 799th out of 2,345

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Murray Elementary Language Academy Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 271
(52%)
150,004
(50%)
 Female 251
(48%)
147,201
(50%)

Murray Elementary Language Academy Students by Ethnicity

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Black 415
(80%)
117,242
(39%)
 White 37
(7%)
27,560
(9%)
 Two or More 35
(7%)
4,546
(2%)
 Hispanic 20
(4%)
136,780
(46%)
 Asian 13
(2%)
9,613
(3%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
1,030
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
434
(0%)

Murray Elementary Language Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

Outer ring represents school district
  School District*
 Not Eligible 253
(48%)
42,629
(14%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 226
(43%)
244,484
(82%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 43
(8%)
10,527
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Murray Elementary Language Academy is ranked 796th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Murray Elementary Language Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (51.5%) is slightly lower than the state average of 54.0%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

Murray Elementary Language Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 364
2006 387
2007 421
2008 474
2009 456
2010 518
2011 532
2012 522

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.1
2006 19.4
2007 18.3
2008 17.6
2009 18.2
2010 19.2
2011 19
2012 15.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.38736263736264
2006 0.38759689922481
2007 0.3895486935867
2008 0.36708860759494
2009 0.40350877192982
2010 0.46138996138996
2011 0.53007518796992
2012 0.51532567049808

Compare Murray Elementary Language Academy to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,560.0% 15.6:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 51.5%
 
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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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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