Okeeffe Elementary School



Okeeffe Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Okeeffe Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 42
K 57
1 61
2 62
3 57
4 50
5 36
6 62
7 52
8 51
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Okeeffe Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Chicago, IL in the City of Chicago School District 299. It enrolls 530 students in grades 1st through 12th. Okeeffe Elementary School is the 605th largest public school in Illinois and the 18,798th largest nationally. It has 14.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 530
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 36.57
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 18,798th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 605th out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,269th out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 633rd out of 2,345

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Okeeffe Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 278
(52%)
150,004
(50%)
 Female 252
(48%)
147,201
(50%)

Okeeffe Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 522
(98%)
117,242
(39%)
 Hispanic 6
(1%)
136,780
(46%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
1,030
(0%)
 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%)

Okeeffe Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 499
(94%)
244,484
(82%)
 Not Eligible 31
(6%)
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, Okeeffe Elementary School is ranked 246th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Okeeffe Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (94.2%) 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.

Okeeffe Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 758
2006 746
2007 695
2008 700
2009 642
2010 656
2011 568
2012 530

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.6
2006 21.3
2007 19.9
2008 18.4
2009 18.9
2010 22.6
2011 19.6
2012 14.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.90369393139842
2006 0.99597855227882
2007 0.99856115107914
2008 0.94857142857143
2009 0.99065420560748
2010 0.98323170731707
2011 0.99119718309859
2012 0.94150943396226

Compare Okeeffe Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,450.0% 14.5:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 94.2%
 

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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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