Portage Park Elementary School



Portage Park Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Portage Park Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 84
K 114
1 142
2 131
3 105
4 115
5 117
6 89
7 97
8 101
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Portage Park Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Chicago, IL in the City of Chicago School District 299. It enrolls 1,095 students in grades 1st through 12th. Portage Park Elementary School is the 44th largest public school in Illinois and the 736th largest nationally. It has 17.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 1,095
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 63.4
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 736th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 44th out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,929th out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 97th out of 2,345

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Portage Park Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 578
(53%)
150,004
(50%)
 Female 517
(47%)
147,201
(50%)

Portage Park Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 630
(58%)
136,780
(46%)
 White 379
(35%)
27,560
(9%)
 Asian 28
(3%)
9,613
(3%)
 Black 24
(2%)
117,242
(39%)
 Two or More 17
(2%)
4,546
(2%)
 American Indian 12
(1%)
1,030
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 5
(0%)
434
(0%)

Portage Park Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 787
(72%)
244,484
(82%)
 Not Eligible 194
(18%)
42,629
(14%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 114
(10%)
10,527
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Portage Park Elementary School is ranked 55th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Portage Park Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (82.3%) 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.

Portage Park Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1056
2006 1085
2007 1037
2008 1127
2009 1158
2010 1085
2011 1117
2012 1095

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.5
2006 24.1
2007 19.2
2008 20.5
2009 21.4
2010 20.9
2011 22.3
2012 17.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.79829545454545
2006 0.8184331797235
2007 0.8678881388621
2008 0.78704525288376
2009 0.82469775474957
2010 0.82027649769585
2011 0.82990152193375
2012 0.82283105022831

Compare Portage Park Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,730.0% 17.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 82.3%
 

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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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