Tarkington Elementary School



Tarkington Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Tarkington Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 40
K 105
1 118
2 94
3 113
4 110
5 108
6 123
7 122
8 120
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Tarkington Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Chicago, IL in the City of Chicago School District 299. It enrolls 1,053 students in grades 1st through 12th. Tarkington Elementary School is the 49th largest public school in Illinois and the 919th largest nationally. It has 13.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 1,053
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 75.58
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 919th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 49th out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,115th out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 51st out of 2,345

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Tarkington Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 558
(53%)
150,004
(50%)
 Female 495
(47%)
147,201
(50%)

Tarkington Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 814
(77%)
136,780
(46%)
 Black 214
(20%)
117,242
(39%)
 Two or More 11
(1%)
4,546
(2%)
 American Indian 9
(1%)
1,030
(0%)
 White 4
(0%)
27,560
(9%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
9,613
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
434
(0%)

Tarkington Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 963
(91%)
244,484
(82%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 60
(6%)
10,527
(4%)
 Not Eligible 30
(3%)
42,629
(14%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Tarkington Elementary School is ranked 37th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Tarkington Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (97.2%) 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.

Tarkington Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 907
2006 1067
2007 1056
2008 1114
2009 1096
2010 1062
2011 1060
2012 1053

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 N/A
2006 25.4
2007 21.6
2008 21.8
2009 20.7
2010 19.3
2011 19.3
2012 13.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005
2006
2007
2008 0.91202872531418
2009 0.98083941605839
2010 0.94821092278719
2011 0.97547169811321
2012 0.97150997150997

Compare Tarkington Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,390.0% 13.9:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 97.2%
 

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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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