Owens Elementary Community Academy



Owens Elementary Community Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Owens Elementary Community Academy Students by Grade
PK 68
K 61
1 75
2 48
3 71
4 2
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Owens Elementary Community Academy is a public elementary school located in Chicago, IL in the City of Chicago School District 299. It enrolls 325 students in grades 1st through 12th. Owens Elementary Community Academy is the 1,637th largest public school in Illinois and the 38,985th largest nationally. It has 15.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 325
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 20.73
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 38,985th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 1,637th out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,582nd out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,674th out of 2,345

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Owens Elementary Community Academy Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 166
(51%)
150,004
(50%)
 Female 159
(49%)
147,201
(50%)

Owens Elementary Community Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 321
(99%)
117,242
(39%)
 Hispanic 4
(1%)
136,780
(46%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
434
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
9,613
(3%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
4,546
(2%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
1,030
(0%)
 White 0
(0%)
27,560
(9%)

Owens Elementary Community Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 278
(86%)
244,484
(82%)
 Not Eligible 47
(14%)
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, Owens Elementary Community Academy is ranked 760th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Owens Elementary Community Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (85.5%) 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.

Owens Elementary Community Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 472
2006 473
2007 436
2008 416
2009 389
2010 311
2011 335
2012 325

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.3
2006 21.5
2007 19.8
2008 18.1
2009 19.4
2010 16.4
2011 18.6
2012 15.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.80720338983051
2006 0.91966173361522
2007 0.87155963302752
2008 0.85576923076923
2009 0.93830334190231
2010 0.87781350482315
2011 0.96716417910448
2012 0.85538461538462

Compare Owens Elementary Community Academy to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,570.0% 15.7:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 85.5%
 

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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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