Ross Elementary School



Ross Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ross Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 16
K 40
1 28
2 33
3 48
4 28
5 36
6 28
7 37
8 26
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Ross Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Chicago, IL in the City of Chicago School District 299. It enrolls 320 students in grades 1st through 12th. Ross Elementary School is the 1,667th largest public school in Illinois and the 39,432nd largest nationally. It has 19.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 320
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 16.46
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 39,432nd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 1,667th out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 2,168th out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,942nd out of 2,345

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Ross Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 170
(53%)
150,004
(50%)
 Female 150
(47%)
147,201
(50%)

Ross Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 318
(99%)
117,242
(39%)
 White 1
(0%)
27,560
(9%)
 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%)

Ross Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 317
(99%)
244,484
(82%)
 Not Eligible 3
(1%)
42,629
(14%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
10,527
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Ross Elementary School is ranked 614th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ross Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (99.1%) 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.

Ross Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 702
2006 546
2007 505
2008 419
2009 370
2010 342
2011 347
2012 320

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 23
2006 22.8
2007 23
2008 19
2009 18.5
2010 21.4
2011 21.7
2012 19.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.44586894586895
2006 0.99450549450549
2007 0.98613861386139
2008 0.94272076372315
2009 0.99189189189189
2010 0.98830409356725
2011 0.99135446685879
2012 0.990625

Compare Ross Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,940.0% 19.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 99.1%
 

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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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