Drexel Elementary School



Drexel Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Drexel Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 18
K 80
1 76
2 78
3 93
4 77
5 88
6 77
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Drexel Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Cicero, IL in the Cicero School District 99. It enrolls 587 students in grades 1st through 12th. Drexel Elementary School is the 451st largest public school in Illinois and the 14,202nd largest nationally. It has 10.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 587
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 10.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 55.1
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 14,202nd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 451st out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 374th out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 184th out of 2,345

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Drexel Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 318
(54%)
5,363
(51%)
 Female 269
(46%)
5,218
(49%)

Drexel Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 560
(95%)
9,814
(93%)
 White 11
(2%)
406
(4%)
 Black 10
(2%)
193
(2%)
 American Indian 6
(1%)
141
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
12
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
13
(0%)

Drexel Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 469
(80%)
8,790
(83%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 68
(12%)
1,011
(10%)
 Not Eligible 50
(9%)
780
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Drexel Elementary School is ranked 204th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Drexel Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (91.5%) 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.

Drexel Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 654
2006 690
2007 726
2008 708
2009 778
2010 596
2011 633
2012 587

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.2
2006 15
2007 25
2008 18.6
2009 19.4
2010 16.6
2011 17
2012 10.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.68654434250765
2006 0.73623188405797
2007 0.75619834710744
2008 0.81920903954802
2009 0.80077120822622
2010 0.78355704697987
2011 0.87203791469194
2012 0.91482112436116

Compare Drexel Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,070.0% 10.7:1
 
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 91.5%
 

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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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