Sawyer Elementary School



Sawyer Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Sawyer Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 205
1 193
2 224
3 196
4 204
5 211
6 196
7 240
8 196
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Sawyer Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Chicago, IL in the City of Chicago School District 299. It enrolls 1,865 students in grades 1st through 12th. Sawyer Elementary School is the 5th largest public school in Illinois and the 69th largest nationally. It has 16.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 1,865
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 115.21
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 69th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 5th out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,706th out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 9th out of 2,345

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Sawyer Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 967
(52%)
150,004
(50%)
 Female 898
(48%)
147,201
(50%)

Sawyer Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 1,824
(98%)
136,780
(46%)
 White 22
(1%)
27,560
(9%)
 Black 13
(1%)
117,242
(39%)
 American Indian 5
(0%)
1,030
(0%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
4,546
(2%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
9,613
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
434
(0%)

Sawyer Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,741
(93%)
244,484
(82%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 88
(5%)
10,527
(4%)
 Not Eligible 36
(2%)
42,629
(14%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Sawyer Elementary School is ranked 4th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Sawyer Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (98.1%) 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.

Sawyer Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1933
2006 1955
2007 2000
2008 2122
2009 2088
2010 2016
2011 1827
2012 1865

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 21.3
2006 23.3
2007 23.8
2008 23.7
2009 22.7
2010 23.2
2011 22.3
2012 16.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 1.0160372478013
2006 1.0240409207161
2007 1.02
2008 0.98209236569274
2009 0.9985632183908
2010 0.99107142857143
2011 0.99343185550082
2012 0.98069705093834

Compare Sawyer Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,620.0% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 98.1%
 

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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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