Plato Learning Academy Elementary School



Plato Learning Academy Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Plato Learning Academy Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 69
1 49
2 40
3 48
4 74
5 50
6 38
7 47
8 50
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Plato Learning Academy Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Chicago, IL in the City of Chicago School District 299. It enrolls 465 students in grades 1st through 12th. Plato Learning Academy Elementary School is the 884th largest public school in Illinois and the 24,950th largest nationally. It has 19.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 465
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 24.39
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 24,950th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 884th out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 2,142nd out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,410th out of 2,345

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Plato Learning Academy Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 254
(55%)
147,201
(50%)
 Male 211
(45%)
150,004
(50%)

Plato Learning Academy Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 464
(100%)
117,242
(39%)
 Hispanic 1
(0%)
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%)

Plato Learning Academy Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 446
(96%)
244,484
(82%)
 Not Eligible 12
(3%)
42,629
(14%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 7
(2%)
10,527
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Plato Learning Academy Elementary School is ranked 296th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Plato Learning Academy Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (97.4%) 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.

Plato Learning Academy Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2008 278
2009 319
2010 316
2011 413
2012 465

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2008 N/A
2009 19.9
2010 18.6
2011 18.8
2012 19.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2008
2009
2010
2011 0.99273607748184
2012 0.9741935483871

Compare Plato Learning Academy Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,910.0% 19.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 97.4%
 

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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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