Shoesmith Elementary School



Shoesmith Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Shoesmith Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 45
1 47
2 48
3 54
4 55
5 51
6 40
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Shoesmith Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Chicago, IL in the City of Chicago School District 299. It enrolls 340 students in grades 1st through 12th. Shoesmith Elementary School is the 1,558th largest public school in Illinois and the 37,593rd largest nationally. It has 19.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 340
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 17.67
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 37,593rd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 1,558th out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 2,151st out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,881st out of 2,345

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Shoesmith Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 181
(53%)
147,201
(50%)
 Male 159
(47%)
150,004
(50%)

Shoesmith Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 323
(95%)
117,242
(39%)
 Hispanic 10
(3%)
136,780
(46%)
 White 3
(1%)
27,560
(9%)
 Asian 2
(1%)
9,613
(3%)
 Two or More 2
(1%)
4,546
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
434
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
1,030
(0%)

Shoesmith Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 280
(82%)
244,484
(82%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 30
(9%)
10,527
(4%)
 Not Eligible 30
(9%)
42,629
(14%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Shoesmith Elementary School is ranked 641st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Shoesmith Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (91.2%) 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.

Shoesmith Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 352
2006 352
2007 357
2008 348
2009 379
2010 338
2011 330
2012 340

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.1
2006 22
2007 19.8
2008 18.3
2009 19.9
2010 19.9
2011 19.4
2012 19.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.84943181818182
2006 0.88068181818182
2007 0.90196078431373
2008 0.83620689655172
2009 0.89973614775726
2010 0.92899408284024
2011 0.92727272727273
2012 0.91176470588235

Compare Shoesmith Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,920.0% 19.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 91.2%
 

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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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