Smyser Elementary School



Smyser Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Smyser Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 39
K 106
1 115
2 78
3 131
4 105
5 90
6 111
7 111
8 120
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Smyser Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Chicago, IL in the City of Chicago School District 299. It enrolls 1,006 students in grades 1st through 12th. Smyser Elementary School is the 57th largest public school in Illinois and the 1,165th largest nationally. It has 15.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 1,006
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 65.22
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 1,165th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 57th out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,495th out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 86th out of 2,345

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Smyser Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 522
(52%)
147,201
(50%)
 Male 484
(48%)
150,004
(50%)

Smyser Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 564
(56%)
136,780
(46%)
 White 382
(38%)
27,560
(9%)
 Asian 33
(3%)
9,613
(3%)
 Two or More 10
(1%)
4,546
(2%)
 Black 9
(1%)
117,242
(39%)
 American Indian 4
(0%)
1,030
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 4
(0%)
434
(0%)

Smyser Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 632
(63%)
244,484
(82%)
 Not Eligible 231
(23%)
42,629
(14%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 143
(14%)
10,527
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Smyser Elementary School is ranked 91st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Smyser Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (77.0%) 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.

Smyser Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 868
2006 857
2007 855
2008 941
2009 979
2010 1013
2011 1037
2012 1006

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.5
2006 21.4
2007 18.2
2008 20.5
2009 20
2010 20.7
2011 21.6
2012 15.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.59216589861751
2006 0.68611435239207
2007 0.73801169590643
2008 0.69287991498406
2009 0.7538304392237
2010 0.78973346495558
2011 0.7801350048216
2012 0.77037773359841

Compare Smyser Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,540.0% 15.4:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 77.0%
 

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Public PK - 08 1,006 15.4:1  
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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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