Ray Elementary School



Ray Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ray Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 98
K 75
1 72
2 83
3 90
4 76
5 78
6 81
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Ray Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Chicago, IL in the City of Chicago School District 299. It enrolls 653 students in grades 1st through 12th. Ray Elementary School is the 304th largest public school in Illinois and the 9,970th largest nationally. It has 15.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 653
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 41.45
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 9,970th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 304th out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,598th out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 456th out of 2,345

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Ray Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 347
(53%)
150,004
(50%)
 Female 306
(47%)
147,201
(50%)

Ray Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 313
(48%)
117,242
(39%)
 White 138
(21%)
27,560
(9%)
 Asian 85
(13%)
9,613
(3%)
 Hispanic 64
(10%)
136,780
(46%)
 Two or More 51
(8%)
4,546
(2%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
1,030
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
434
(0%)

Ray Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 376
(58%)
42,629
(14%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 264
(40%)
244,484
(82%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 13
(2%)
10,527
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Ray Elementary School is ranked 766th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ray Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (42.4%) is slightly lower than the state average of 54.0%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

Ray Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 620
2006 615
2007 605
2008 635
2009 627
2010 639
2011 643
2012 653

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14
2006 22.8
2007 18.3
2008 17.2
2009 18.4
2010 19.4
2011 20.1
2012 15.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.45967741935484
2006 0.43577235772358
2007 0.44793388429752
2008 0.41259842519685
2009 0.40191387559809
2010 0.41471048513302
2011 0.4556765163297
2012 0.42419601837672

Compare Ray Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,580.0% 15.8:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 42.4%
 
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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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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