Wacker Elementary School



Wacker Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Wacker Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 33
K 19
1 19
2 22
3 27
4 16
5 29
6 23
7 27
8 21
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Wacker Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Chicago, IL in the City of Chicago School District 299. It enrolls 236 students in grades 1st through 12th. Wacker Elementary School is the 2,113th largest public school in Illinois and the 46,114th largest nationally. It has 18.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 236
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 12.8
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 46,114th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 2,113th out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 2,083rd out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 2,136th out of 2,345

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Wacker Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 120
(51%)
147,201
(50%)
 Male 116
(49%)
150,004
(50%)

Wacker Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 236
(100%)
117,242
(39%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
9,613
(3%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
1,030
(0%)
 Hispanic 0
(0%)
136,780
(46%)
 White 0
(0%)
27,560
(9%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
4,546
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
434
(0%)

Wacker Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 193
(82%)
244,484
(82%)
 Not Eligible 43
(18%)
42,629
(14%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
10,527
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Wacker Elementary School is ranked 1,187th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Wacker Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (81.8%) 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.

Wacker Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 281
2006 265
2007 252
2008 246
2009 251
2010 253
2011 241
2012 236

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.6
2006 18.9
2007 16.8
2008 20.5
2009 17.9
2010 25.3
2011 21.9
2012 18.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.87544483985765
2006 0.94339622641509
2007 0.89285714285714
2008 0.89837398373984
2009 0.90438247011952
2010 0.8498023715415
2011 0.87551867219917
2012 0.81779661016949

Compare Wacker Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,840.0% 18.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 81.8%
 

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Public PK - 08 236 18.4:1  
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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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