Columbus West Elementary School



Columbus West Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Columbus West Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 20
K 94
1 96
2 110
3 125
4 154
5 163
6 176
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Columbus West Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Cicero, IL in the Cicero School District 99. It enrolls 938 students in grades 1st through 12th. Columbus West Elementary School is the 76th largest public school in Illinois and the 1,719th largest nationally. It has 9.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 938
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 9.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 94.45
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 1,719th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 76th out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 269th out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 20th out of 2,345

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Columbus West Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 471
(50%)
5,218
(49%)
 Male 467
(50%)
5,363
(51%)

Columbus West Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 913
(97%)
9,814
(93%)
 White 11
(1%)
406
(4%)
 Black 6
(1%)
193
(2%)
 Asian 5
(1%)
12
(0%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
141
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
13
(0%)

Columbus West Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 759
(81%)
8,790
(83%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 98
(10%)
1,011
(10%)
 Not Eligible 81
(9%)
780
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Columbus West Elementary School is ranked 66th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Columbus West Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (91.4%) 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.

Columbus West Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 994
2006 1045
2007 1050
2008 959
2009 1040
2010 943
2011 943
2012 938

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.8
2006 13.9
2007 19.8
2008 14.4
2009 15.3
2010 14.3
2011 14.2
2012 9.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.75050301810865
2006 0.7511961722488
2007 0.79238095238095
2008 0.9259645464025
2009 0.88365384615385
2010 0.88441145281018
2011 0.89713679745493
2012 0.9136460554371

Compare Columbus West Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
990.0% 9.9:1
 
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 91.4%
 

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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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