Namaste Elementary Charter School



Namaste Elementary Charter School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Namaste Elementary Charter School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 60
1 59
2 56
3 58
4 53
5 49
6 48
7 42
8 40
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Namaste Elementary Charter School is a public elementary school located in Chicago, IL in the City of Chicago School District 299. It enrolls 465 students in grades 1st through 12th. Namaste Elementary Charter School is the 884th largest public school in Illinois and the 24,950th largest nationally. It has 13.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 465
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 34.13
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 24,950th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 884th out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,023rd out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 759th out of 2,345

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Namaste Elementary Charter School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 242
(52%)
147,201
(50%)
 Male 223
(48%)
150,004
(50%)

Namaste Elementary Charter School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 392
(84%)
136,780
(46%)
 White 42
(9%)
27,560
(9%)
 Black 21
(5%)
117,242
(39%)
 Asian 6
(1%)
9,613
(3%)
 Two or More 2
(0%)
4,546
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
434
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
1,030
(0%)

Namaste Elementary Charter School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 390
(84%)
244,484
(82%)
 Not Eligible 75
(16%)
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, Namaste Elementary Charter School is ranked 408th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Namaste Elementary Charter School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (83.9%) 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.

Namaste Elementary Charter School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 138
2006 158
2007 244
2008 312
2009 368
2010 418
2011 452
2012 465

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 N/A
2006 N/A
2007 N/A
2008 N/A
2009 17.6
2010 16.2
2011 15.3
2012 13.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005
2006
2007
2008
2009
2010
2011 0.85398230088496
2012 0.83870967741935

Compare Namaste Elementary Charter School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,360.0% 13.6:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 83.9%
 

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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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