Swift Elementary Specialty School



Swift Elementary Specialty School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Swift Elementary Specialty School Students by Grade
PK 70
K 88
1 81
2 72
3 68
4 81
5 65
6 53
7 67
8 68
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Swift Elementary Specialty School is a public elementary school located in Chicago, IL in the City of Chicago School District 299. It enrolls 713 students in grades 1st through 12th. Swift Elementary Specialty School is the 216th largest public school in Illinois and the 7,077th largest nationally. It has 17.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 713
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17:1
Full Time Teachers: 42.06
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 7,077th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 216th out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,874th out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 434th out of 2,345

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Swift Elementary Specialty School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 371
(52%)
150,004
(50%)
 Female 342
(48%)
147,201
(50%)

Swift Elementary Specialty School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 241
(34%)
117,242
(39%)
 Hispanic 235
(33%)
136,780
(46%)
 White 106
(15%)
27,560
(9%)
 Asian 97
(14%)
9,613
(3%)
 Two or More 22
(3%)
4,546
(2%)
 American Indian 9
(1%)
1,030
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(0%)
434
(0%)

Swift Elementary Specialty School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 591
(83%)
244,484
(82%)
 Not Eligible 81
(11%)
42,629
(14%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 41
(6%)
10,527
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Swift Elementary Specialty School is ranked 136th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Swift Elementary Specialty School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (88.6%) 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.

Swift Elementary Specialty School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 677
2006 594
2007 633
2008 707
2009 674
2010 691
2011 711
2012 713

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.5
2006 17
2007 17.6
2008 16.6
2009 16.4
2010 18.7
2011 18.7
2012 17

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.89660265878877
2006 0.97811447811448
2007 0.92890995260664
2008 0.85714285714286
2009 0.91691394658754
2010 0.86830680173661
2011 0.89310829817159
2012 0.88639551192146

Compare Swift Elementary Specialty School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,700.0% 17.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 88.6%
 

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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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