Pershing West Elementary Magnet School



Pershing West Elementary Magnet School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Pershing West Elementary Magnet School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 43
5 51
6 50
7 43
8 52
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Pershing West Elementary Magnet School is a public elementary school located in Chicago, IL in the City of Chicago School District 299. It enrolls 239 students in grades 1st through 12th. Pershing West Elementary Magnet School is the 2,103rd largest public school in Illinois and the 45,879th largest nationally. It has 12.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 239
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 19.51
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 45,879th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 2,103rd out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 693rd out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,755th out of 2,345

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Pershing West Elementary Magnet School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 122
(51%)
147,201
(50%)
 Male 117
(49%)
150,004
(50%)

Pershing West Elementary Magnet School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 230
(96%)
117,242
(39%)
 Hispanic 4
(2%)
136,780
(46%)
 Two or More 3
(1%)
4,546
(2%)
 White 2
(1%)
27,560
(9%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
9,613
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
434
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
1,030
(0%)

Pershing West Elementary Magnet School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 143
(60%)
244,484
(82%)
 Not Eligible 72
(30%)
42,629
(14%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 24
(10%)
10,527
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Pershing West Elementary Magnet School is ranked 1,334th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Pershing West Elementary Magnet School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (69.9%) 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.

Pershing West Elementary Magnet School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 226
2006 251
2007 267
2008 238
2009 264
2010 272
2011 269
2012 239

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 N/A
2006 13.2
2007 12.1
2008 14
2009 15.5
2010 16
2011 16.8
2012 12.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005
2006
2007
2008 0.76470588235294
2009 0.98863636363636
2010 0.98897058823529
2011 0.74721189591078
2012 0.69874476987448

Compare Pershing West Elementary Magnet School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,230.0% 12.3:1
 
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 69.9%
 

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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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