Peterson Elementary School



Peterson Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Peterson Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 39
K 100
1 91
2 79
3 86
4 70
5 91
6 94
7 108
8 84
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Peterson Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Chicago, IL in the City of Chicago School District 299. It enrolls 842 students in grades 1st through 12th. Peterson Elementary School is the 111th largest public school in Illinois and the 3,139th largest nationally. It has 15.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 842
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 53.64
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 3,139th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 111th out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,582nd out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 203rd out of 2,345

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Peterson Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 434
(52%)
147,201
(50%)
 Male 408
(48%)
150,004
(50%)

Peterson Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 289
(34%)
136,780
(46%)
 Asian 252
(30%)
9,613
(3%)
 White 219
(26%)
27,560
(9%)
 Black 45
(5%)
117,242
(39%)
 Two or More 27
(3%)
4,546
(2%)
 American Indian 7
(1%)
1,030
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(0%)
434
(0%)

Peterson Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 568
(67%)
244,484
(82%)
 Not Eligible 195
(23%)
42,629
(14%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 79
(9%)
10,527
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Peterson Elementary School is ranked 126th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Peterson Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (76.8%) 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.

Peterson Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 855
2006 873
2007 865
2008 938
2009 909
2010 882
2011 853
2012 842

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.1
2006 18.6
2007 18
2008 21.3
2009 19.3
2010 20.5
2011 20.1
2012 15.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.81286549707602
2006 0.86483390607102
2007 0.77109826589595
2008 0.73667377398721
2009 0.76237623762376
2010 0.78344671201814
2011 0.77725674091442
2012 0.76840855106888

Compare Peterson Elementary School 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 76.8%
 

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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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