Nkrumah Academy Elementary School



Nkrumah Academy Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Nkrumah Academy Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 35
1 48
2 45
3 48
4 47
5 20
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Nkrumah Academy Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Chicago, IL in the City of Chicago School District 299. It enrolls 243 students in grades 1st through 12th. Nkrumah Academy Elementary School is the 2,077th largest public school in Illinois and the 45,598th largest nationally. It has 22.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 243
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 22:1
Full Time Teachers: 11.03
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 45,598th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 2,077th out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 2,273rd out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 2,195th out of 2,345

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Nkrumah Academy Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 129
(53%)
147,201
(50%)
 Male 114
(47%)
150,004
(50%)

Nkrumah Academy Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 239
(98%)
117,242
(39%)
 Two or More 3
(1%)
4,546
(2%)
 Hispanic 1
(0%)
136,780
(46%)
 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%)

Nkrumah Academy Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 200
(82%)
244,484
(82%)
 Not Eligible 43
(18%)
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, Nkrumah Academy Elementary School is ranked 1,150th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Nkrumah Academy Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (82.3%) 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.

Compare Nkrumah Academy Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,200.0% 22.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 82.3%
 

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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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