Volta Elementary School



Volta Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Volta Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 78
K 91
1 129
2 105
3 108
4 120
5 97
6 104
7 87
8 75
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Volta Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Chicago, IL in the City of Chicago School District 299. It enrolls 994 students in grades 1st through 12th. Volta Elementary School is the 60th largest public school in Illinois and the 1,249th largest nationally. It has 11.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 994
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 89.61
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 1,249th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 60th out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 436th out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 23rd out of 2,345

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Volta Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 544
(55%)
150,004
(50%)
 Female 450
(45%)
147,201
(50%)

Volta Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 634
(64%)
136,780
(46%)
 Asian 235
(24%)
9,613
(3%)
 White 83
(8%)
27,560
(9%)
 Black 35
(4%)
117,242
(39%)
 American Indian 6
(1%)
1,030
(0%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
4,546
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
434
(0%)

Volta Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 904
(91%)
244,484
(82%)
 Not Eligible 56
(6%)
42,629
(14%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 34
(3%)
10,527
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Volta Elementary School is ranked 51st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Volta Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (94.4%) 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.

Volta Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 889
2006 930
2007 927
2008 1012
2009 1012
2010 986
2011 1012
2012 994

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.8
2006 22.7
2007 22.1
2008 21.5
2009 20.7
2010 21
2011 20.2
2012 11.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.95613048368954
2006 0.94408602150538
2007 0.9546925566343
2008 0.91897233201581
2009 0.95553359683794
2010 0.96146044624746
2011 0.94466403162055
2012 0.94366197183099

Compare Volta Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,110.0% 11.1:1
 
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 94.4%
 

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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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