West Park Elementary Academy



West Park Elementary Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

West Park Elementary Academy Students by Grade
PK 37
K 72
1 70
2 68
3 67
4 76
5 53
6 68
7 79
8 72
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

West Park Elementary Academy is a public elementary school located in Chicago, IL in the City of Chicago School District 299. It enrolls 662 students in grades 1st through 12th. West Park Elementary Academy is the 279th largest public school in Illinois and the 9,464th largest nationally. It has 14.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 662
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 45.71
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 9,464th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 279th out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,269th out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 341st out of 2,345

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West Park Elementary Academy Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 350
(53%)
147,201
(50%)
 Male 312
(47%)
150,004
(50%)

West Park Elementary Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 454
(69%)
136,780
(46%)
 Black 202
(31%)
117,242
(39%)
 White 4
(1%)
27,560
(9%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
4,546
(2%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
1,030
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
9,613
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
434
(0%)

West Park Elementary Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 639
(97%)
244,484
(82%)
 Not Eligible 23
(3%)
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, West Park Elementary Academy is ranked 131st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of West Park Elementary Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (96.5%) 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.

West Park Elementary Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 760
2006 746
2007 696
2008 719
2009 764
2010 707
2011 685
2012 662

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.9
2006 24.9
2007 22.5
2008 20
2009 21.2
2010 19.6
2011 21.4
2012 14.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 1.0039473684211
2006 0.91823056300268
2007 1.0129310344828
2008 0.96801112656467
2009 0.99607329842932
2010 0.995756718529
2011 0.96642335766423
2012 0.96525679758308

Compare West Park Elementary Academy to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,450.0% 14.5:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 96.5%
 

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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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